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Topic- Cardiovascular health

 

Stats: 25% of US adults over 65 have diabetes-6092

Stats: 25% of US adults over 65 have diabetes

Half of the US population has diabetes or are at high risk for it, and many are not aware they have the condition.

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Cardiovascular health

No benefit to statins for primary prevention-6085

No benefit to statins for primary prevention

Statins aren't helpful for people who don't have heart disease, researchers have found.

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Cardiovascular health

Exercisers experience less disability after a stroke-6058

Exercisers experience less disability after a stroke

A stroke results when there is a blockage of blood flow to the brain (ischemic) or a blood vessel bursts (hemorrhagic), either of which damage the brain. The risk of stroke increases with age, and it is a major cause of disability (Centers for Disease Control and Research).

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Food choices linked to death from heart disease and diabetes-6045

Food choices linked to death from heart disease and diabetes

Nutrition science is a complex field, yet there is consensus that what we eat can influence physical and cognitive health (National Academies of Science, Nutrition across the Lifespan).

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Cardiovascular health

As long as its 150 minutes, exercise reduces risk-5915

As long as its 150 minutes, exercise reduces risk

If you jam the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity into one or two days a week, do you still reduce the risk of heart disease?

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Cardiovascular health

Improve cardiorespiratory fitness to improve cognition-5426

Improve cardiorespiratory fitness to improve cognition

For a pilot study, 101 people who had no cognitive impairment but were sedentary or underactive were assigned to exercise groups or a control group.

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