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'It's never too late to get fit'

Research: Adopting fitness program in middle age lowers heart failure risk

1:42 AM, May 16, 2013
As a person's fitness improves, his or her risk of heart failure decreases, recent research finds.
As a person's fitness improves, his or her risk of heart failure decreases, recent research finds.
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People who are obese or out of shape in their 40s or 50s might think it's too late to start getting fit, but new research finds that shaping up in middle age lowers the odds for heart failure later in life.

What's more, the reduction in risk is independent of other modifiable risk factors, such as smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, the researchers said.

"It's never too late to get fit," said lead researcher Dr. Ambarish Pandey, an internal medicine resident at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. ...

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