Monday, December 6, 2010

Health Link

British scientists have correlation between the length of a mans index finger and his risk of prostate cancer.

Studies have found that men whose index finder is longer than their ring finger are one third less likely to develop prostate cancer - which is the second more common cancer in men.

 Lower levels of testosterone while a fetus is developing is linked to the length of fingers and lower risk of prostate cancer. 

There are suggestions that looking at the finger length could be used as a simple test for determining risk of prostate cancer in men under 60.
Read more at the Globe and Mail

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