Tag Archives: Reveal

Blood test for specific metabolites could reveal blocked arteries

A Duke Health pilot project suggests that in the near future, a blood test could show whether arteries carrying blood to the heart are narrow or blocked, a risk factor for heart disease. According to the 40-person study published in the journal PLOS ONE, emergency patients who underwent a treadmill stress test and showed signs… Read More »

Medical News Today: Researchers reveal new risk factor for poor mental health

A new study has found that some people exposed to a certain toxic metal as children may face poor mental health as adults. This finding may have far-reaching implications for all populations exposed to this risk factor. Lead exposure during childhood may influence mental health in adulthood, a new study suggests. Lead is a type… Read More »

What Your Fingers May Reveal

Back in college days, in my quest to “discover myself,” I poked around in palm-reading books. I still remember one tidbit I read concerning a difference in length between the index finger and the ring finger. When the pointer (index) finger is longer than the ring finger, one palm-reading book explained, the person has “the… Read More »