VIDEO: Moderate exercise reduced women’s stroke risk

SAN DIEGO – Moderate exercise reduced the risk of stroke by 12%-22% and appeared to offset some of the increased stroke risk from postmenopausal hormone therapy. We spoke to Sophia S. Wang, Ph.D.,...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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Moderate exercise reduces female stroke risk

SAN DIEGO – Moderate exercise significantly reduced the risk of stroke in women and seemed to offset much but not all of the increased stroke risk in postmenopausal women on hormone therapy, a large...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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New stroke guidelines focus on women’s risks

Newly released guidelines provide the first evidence-based recommendations for preventing stroke in women. The document addresses the issues that uniquely increase stroke risk in women – pregnancy,...

Field of Interest: Cardiology
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Author(s): Carmen Fierbinţeanu-Braticevicia, Matthias Raspe, Alin Liviu Preda, Evija Livčāne
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