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Grip Strength - A Predictor of Your Health Risks?

Dr. George Lee, Consultant Urologist | Dr. Rajesh Singh, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

12-Jun-15 16:00

Grip Strength - A Predictor of Your Health Risks?

A study suggests the chances of having a heart attack, stroke or dying young may be hidden in the palm of your hand.

Researchers said their findings showed that muscle strength is a strong predictor of death from cardiovascular disease and a moderately strong predictor of having a heart attack or stroke. 

We explore the validity of this observational study with Consultant Urologist Dr. George Lee and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Rajesh Singh.


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