People with physically demanding jobs have a higher risk of stroke and heart disease compared with patients in a control group, according to new research. Another study found men with such jobs who engaged in moderate- to high-intensity exercise faced four times the risk of coronary heart disease. "As with many areas of medicine, a one-size-fits-all approach to leisure exercise might not work," said Dr. Lawrence Phillips. The findings were presented at the European Society of Cardiology meeting.
Physically demanding jobs tied to stroke, CVD risk
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