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Accelerated risk of mobility loss for people aged 60+ tied to excess weight/inactivity

19:00 EST 11 Feb 2019 | AAAS

(George Washington University) The combination of excess weight/obesity and an inactive lifestyle represents a powerful joint risk factor for developing mobility loss after age 60, according to a new study.

Original Article: Accelerated risk of mobility loss for people aged 60+ tied to excess weight/inactivity

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