Treadmill test can predict chance of death within a decade

March 3, 2015 5:40 AM

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Researchers say just by having you run on a treadmill, they can predict your chances of dying in the next decade. Scary stuff, right?

Johns Hopkins cardiologists analyzed 58,000 heart stress tests to come up with an algorithm called the FIT Treadmill Score. The score factors in peak heart rate and metabolism.

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