Blood vessels in eye linked with IQ

Zee News:

The width of blood vessels in the retina can be a biomarker for brain health, a new study has suggested.

Research shows that younger people who score low on intelligence tests, such as IQ, tend to be at higher risk for poorer health and shorter lifespan, but factors like socioeconomic status and health behaviors don`t fully account for the relationship

Psychological scientist Idan Shalev of Duke University and colleagues wondered whether intelligence might serve as a marker indicating the health of the brain, and specifically the health of the system of blood vessels that provides oxygen and nutrients to the brain.

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