The most critical genes that cause coronary heart disease and trigger heart attacks have been identified in a major new study.
The research, from a team at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, the Icahn School of Medicine at New York’s Mount Sinai, and other sites in Europe and the USA, has been published in the journal Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association.
The results pave the way for a whole new field of targeted therapies for those at risk of coronary heart disease - Australia’s biggest killer. This disease takes the lives of 46 Australians each day, according to the latest ABS figures.
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