Moderate physical activity linked with 50 percent reduction in cardiovascular death in over-65s

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 05:01 in Health & Medicine

Moderate physical activity is associated with a greater than 50 percent reduction in cardiovascular death in over-65s, according to research. The 12-year study in nearly 2,500 adults aged 65 to 74 years found that moderate physical activity reduced the risk of an acute cardiovascular event by more than 30 percent. High levels of physical activity led to greater risk reductions.

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