Tenth of men aged 50 ‘have heart age 10 years older’

Source: BBC Health News

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Date of publication: September 2017

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: One-tenth of 50-year-old men have a heart age 10 years older than they are, heightening their risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke, a study suggests.  The Public Health England analysis is based on responses from 1.2 million people to its Heart Age Test – 33,000 of whom were men aged 50.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement:  BBC Health News

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