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Cheap gene test may identify heart attack risk years in advance

07:02 EDT 23 Sep 2016 | Genetic Literacy Project

A £50 [or roughly $65] genetic test could identify people at risk of a heart attack decades in advance, and see some patients put on statins in their 20’s, experts say. New research has found that DNA profiling can single out those most likely to develop heart disease, to ensure that lifestyle advice and drugs […]

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