New blood test can predict heart attack, stroke

Seattle Post-Intelligencer article on a new study showing a simple blood test can accurately predict the risk of heart attack, heart failure, stroke or related death in patients already known to have cardiovascular disease.

The dramatic breakthrough means that for the first time doctors will be able to tell which people are likely to go on to develop potentially fatal conditions.  Scientists heralded it as a major step forward in the battle against one of the western world’s biggest killers.

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One Response to “New blood test can predict heart attack, stroke”

  1. kenwahfu Says:

    Wonderfull gadget.

    kenwahfu(health+harmony=prosperity)
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