Blood and money can predict how unhealthy you will be


Grip strength and money are among the factors that can predict a person’s level of disability and need for healthcare in five years’ time. — Filepic

Blood tests for biomarkers such as cholesterol and inflammation, could predict whether you will be disabled in five years, according to research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the United Kingdom.

But the researchers also found that people with higher incomes were more likely to seek GP (general practitioner) appointments and outpatient treatments for their medical problems.

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