Active middle-aged women have lower threat of stroke.

Among active females, there was little evidence of further risk reductions with an increase of regular activity. Related StoriesGDF10 molecule defined as an integral player in repair mechanisms after strokeResearchers associate neuroimaging data with reading deficits in individuals with left-sided strokeMore research needed before recommending antidepressants, Alzheimer's disease medicines for stroke recovery: StudyPhysical activities associated with reduced risk included jogging, gardening, and cycling. ‘Inactive middle-aged women should try to perform some activity regularly,’ said Miranda Armstrong, M.Phil., Ph.D, the study's business lead author and a physical activity epidemiologist at the University of Oxford in britain.You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy Statement, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, debates and discussions. The Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report is released for Kaisernetwork.org, a free provider of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.. 65 percent of American children are actually dependent on government welfare Nearly two-thirds of American children now live in households receiving the help of at least one federal government company, according to a recently available survey from the Census Bureau.