Washington Post: Men’s cardiorespiratory fitness affects stroke risk, researchers say

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Low fitness levels have long been tied to higher risk for heart problems. Researchers in Norway followed 2,014 middle-aged men for more than 20 years. Those who were unfit for the whole study period, or who started out fit but became less so, were twice as likely to have a stroke as those who stayed fit or became fit, they reported in the International Journal of Stroke. (January 7, 2019)

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