The Genetic Heart Of The Lipids, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Led Study
12/8/2008 7:55:18 AM
EurekAlert! -- A new study presages a real aim of genetics: to look at whole populations to in order determine the significance of individual genetic variants for individual health. The research team, whose work is published in Nature Genetics, find six novel genetic variants that are associated with lipid levels, a common indicator of heart or artery disease.