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December 1, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Genetic Risk Information for Coronary Heart Disease Leads to Lower Bad Cholesterol

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

A group of researchers led by Mayo Clinic, and with substantive support from to the Center for Individualized Medicine, has discovered that disclosing genetic risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) results in lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), also known as bad cholesterol. The findings of the Myocardial Infarction Genes (MI-GENES) study were presented recently at […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, CHD, cholesterol, coronary heart disease, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, eMERGE, eMERGE Network, LDL (bad) cholesterol, MI-GENES


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