November 28, 2017

Low levels of physical activity can reduce cardiovascular risk in seniors

NEW European research has found that when it comes to exercising in our senior years, something is better than nothing for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Carried out by the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the 18-year study looked at 24,502 adults aged 39 to 79 years to compare the association between different levels of physical activity and the risk of cardiovascular disease in elderly to middle-aged individuals.