How a New Treadmill Test Predicts 'Survival of the Fittest'

March 3, 2015 1:13 AM

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — Going for a jog on a treadmill can predict how long you’re going to live, a large new study suggests.

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic looked at standard treadmill stress test results for more than 58,000 subjects, ages 18 to 96. After age and sex, the two best predictors of whether the patient would be alive in 10 years was how highly activated their metabolism was and how fast their heart would be...

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