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The News Minute| December 6, 2014| 1:05 pm IST Ever wondered how long you have left to live? Well, obviously you have.   So stand up, and then sit down while crossing your legs. That’s about it. According to physicians in the Gama Filho University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the ‘sitting-rising test’ or SRT, which was first used to determine muscle strength of athletes, can determine how long you live. The test, according to physicians is easy and clearly, without a lot of fuss, mortality is determined.  A study published in the European Journal of Cardiology in 2002 had results for adults between the ages of 51 and 80. Those scoring less than 8 out of 10 in the test were considered twice as likely to die in the next six years as opposed to those who scored the perfect ten. A point is deducted for using your hands or knees and half a point for losing balance. Read more at: http://metro.co.uk/2014/12/03/how-you-do-in-this-exercise-will-predict-your-death-say-doctors-4972856/

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