Researchers identify possible predictor of early heart disease in the elderly: NHCS

The NHCS study aimed to study the characteristics of how the heart ages in the local population.
The NHCS study aimed to study the characteristics of how the heart ages in the local population.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Researchers here have found a potential predictor of heart disease among the elderly, after discovering a link between the weakening of skeletal muscle function and heart size.

The skeletal muscle is attached to bones in the body and helps with muscle movement.

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