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Endurance exercise linked to heart damage risk

Several reports have emerged over the past few years linking endurance exercise with heart problems. In a report published in the 2011 European Heart Journal, researchers studied 40 trained athletes with no known heart problems who were to participate in one


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Aging and the cardiovascular system

The main function of the cardiovascular system is the internal transport of cells and dissolved materials, including nutrients, waste, and gasses. Differences between cardiovascular functioning in older and younger persons have been extensively quantified. However, interactions between age, disease, and


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