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April 2009 Issue

Exercise Holds Key to Better Quality of Life

Researchers have found that regular exercise can significantly improve the quality of life of inactive, overweight older women. The research, dubbed DREW (Dose-Response to Exercise in postmenopausal Women), studied 464 sedentary women, aged 45 to 75, all of whom were overweight or obese and had high blood pressure. The study evaluated whether the women could benefit from National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommendations that specify 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days of the week.

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