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Sex may reduce men's risk of heart disease

January 12, 2010 12:19:50 AM PST
Researchers in Massachusetts have wrapped up a study on sex that finds having frequent sex can dramatically cut a man's risk of heart disease.In fact, those who had sex at least twice a week were up to 45 percent less likely to develop life-threatening heart problems than those who had sex once a month or less. Researchers say the results are due to the fact that sex has both emotional and physical benefits.

The study did not examine how sexual activity affected women's heart health.