Source: The Lancet
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Date of publication: May 2015
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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