Posted on Jan 07, 2008 | Comments 0
A new study has found that people who have shorter index finger than their ring finger are at greater risk of osteoarthritis. Index to ring finger length ratio 2D:4D is a distinguishing feature for its differences between the sexes.
These fingers are tend to be equal in length in women. Men have shorter second than fourth digits. Smaller 2D:4D ratios have effecting hormonal connections, high sperm counts and low estrogen concentrations. Reduction in finger length ratio has also been linked to athletic and sexual prowess.
According to the Research, having short index finger than their ring finger raise the risk of developing osteoarthritis of the knee.
Get more research information at: http://www.sciencedaily.com