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Cardiology Management

Smartphones Predict Mortality Risk

2022 25 Oct

Physical activity is associated with mortality risk. Several studies have shown that people who engage in more moderate-to-vigorous activity and are less sedentary have lower mortality rates. These findings have been further confirmed in meta-analyses in which activity sensors record total activity and statistical models predict mortality risk using... Read more

Cardiology Management

Walking Faster, Longer Linked to Significant Cardiovascular Benefits

2015 24 Nov

According to a study conducted with older Americans, modest physical activity was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in both men and women older than 75 years of age.  Regular physical activity is generally advised for this population but to date, there was very little supportive evidence to prove its benefits.  This study,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Better Get Moving: Moderate Exercise Cuts Women’s Stroke Risk

2014 14 Feb

Moderate exercise like brisk walking may cut women’s stroke risk 20 percent and help offset some of the increased stroke risk in women taking postmenopausal hormone therapy.  According to the latest research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014, women do not need to run marathons or do intense aerobics... Read more