New Gene Variations Associated With Heart Rate Identified, Mount Sinai Medical Center Study
4/15/2013 7:18:20 AM
Through a collaborative genome-wide study on individuals, researchers have discovered 14 new genetic variations that are associated with heart rate. Since heart rate is a marker of cardiovascular health, these findings could provide a better understanding of genetic regulation of heart beat and is a first step towards identifying targets for new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease.
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