Thursday, August 04, 2005

Why Are They Just Finding This Out?

What's disturbing isn't that

Women whose exercise capacity was less than 85 percent of what it should be were twice as likely to die within eight years, the researchers found.

It was this

Until now, the only guidelines available were based on men and it
wasn't certain whether they applied to women as well. But as more women are being included in medical research, gender differences in some diseases and other health issues are emerging.

Why were women excluded from study?

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