Study: Excess body fat after age 50 raises cardiovascular risk

05/20/2013 | HealthDay News

Excess body fat in people over age 50 can lead to hardening of the arteries and an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, according to a U.K. study in the journal Hypertension. Researchers said the findings indicate that benefits gained from losing weight may depend on a person's age and how long he or she has been overweight.

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