Palm ‘holds secrets of future health’

Source: The Lancet

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Date of publication: May 2015

Publication type: Article (subscription required)

In a nutshell:  The chances of having a heart attack, stroke or dying young may be hidden in the palm of the hand, a study suggests.  A trial on nearly 140,000 people in 14 countries, published in the Lancet, suggests grip strength is better than blood pressure at predicting risk.

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Acknowledgement: BBC Health News

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