Getting fit in middle age may prevent heart failure later in life

05/16/2013 | HealthDay News

Getting physically fit in middle age was associated with a lower risk of developing heart failure later in life, a study found. Researchers followed more than 9,000 people for 18 years and found that those who weren't fit during the start of the study but became physically fit later on were less likely to develop heart failure in the future than those whose fitness did not improve. The findings were to be presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association.

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