Research by Rabiah Ahmad and Peter Bath and colleagues has been published in a paper published today in the British Medical Journal. The research article appears online at:
and will be published shortly in the print version.
The research build on research Rabiah Ahmad undertook as part of her PhD, which developed CoRGA (Cox Regression Genetic Algorithm) to identify risk factors for mortality in older people. As part of the Mortality Review Group, Peter Bath and Rabiah undertook additional analyses examining the relationship between hand-grip strength and long-term mortality in older people. The results are included in the meta-analysis presented in the paper.