26 May '11, 1am

Medecine is indeed impressive ! Look at your hands and you will see if you will hurt your knee! Incredible insn't it

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - "Manly" hands might signal an increased risk of suffering a knee injury, if one study is correct. The study, which targeted more than 1,000 middle-aged and older U.S. adults and was published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, found a higher risk of knee injuries among men with a bigger discrepancy in the lengths of their index and ring fingers. In general, men tend to have relatively short index fingers and longer ring fingers, while women show more equality in those two digits. A greater difference between the two fingers, whether in a man or a woman, is thought to reflect greater exposure to testosterone in the womb. Ida Haugen of Diakonhjemmet Hospital in Oslo, Norway, and her team analyzed data on 1,020 U.S. adults aged 51 to 92 in Framingham, Massachusetts, focusing on their history of knee injuries and arthritis symptoms. They also looked at x-ray...

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