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Gene Linked To Higher Stroke And Heart Attack Risk, King's College London Study


7/3/2014 6:54:04 AM

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Researchers have identified a gene that may put people at greater risk of strokes and heart attacks. Writing in PLOS ONE they say the gene fault may encourage the formation of blood clots - the ultimate cause of most heart attacks and strokes. Scientists hope gene tests may help doctors one day to pinpoint individuals more likely to suffer these conditions.

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