Exercise was as effective or more so in lowering mortality for some conditions.
Modern medical research may not detect the most effective therapy for some diseases. Researchers analyzed data from 300 studies to see if exercise interventions were as effective as drugs. They found there was no significant difference between the two treatments for mortality from coronary heart disease or prediabetes. Exercise beat drugs hands down in stroke rehabilitation.
PositiveTip: Make physical activity a part of your routine everyday. (If you have questions, talk with your physician.)