Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

March 23, 2015 6:00 PM

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MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.

However, the risk of serious injury as a result of falling was cut by more than half when elderly women engaged in regular exercise, according to the study.

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