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Follow Your Heart: A Genetic Predictor of Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally, resulting in the loss of nearly 18 million lives each year. Earlier interventions through drug prescriptions or lifestyle changes are our best hope for saving lives. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a biomarker in the blood that can help pinpoint individuals most at risk of developing…




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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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