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Emperor Akihito has marked two years since his coronary-artery bypass surgery, with doctors describing him as “generally healthy,” the Imperial Household Agency said.

The Emperor, who turned 80 in December, also has osteoporosis, but its progression has stopped, according to the doctors serving the Imperial household. With anxiety over his heart conditions lessened, he can now exercise, which has a positive effect on his osteoporosis, they said.

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