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Genetic risk score could revolutionize primary prevention of CAD

Genetic risk score could revolutionize primary prevention of CAD
Cardiology Today, March 2020
Pallavi Bellamkonda, MBBS, FACC; Robert Roberts, MD, FRSC, FRCPC, MACC, LLD (Hon.), FAHA
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Prenatal BP, placental DNA methylation linked to fetal development, CVD in later life

February 22, 2020
Researchers have found the first associations between BP during pregnancy and placental DNA methylation at genes linked to fetal development and CVD later in life…
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Clinical utility of polygenic risk scores for CHD, CAD questioned

February 18, 2020
Two polygenic risk scores, one for predicting CHD and one for predicting CAD, did not meaningfully improve risk prediction beyond conventional risk factors, according to…
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Monogenic FH, polygenic hypercholesterolemia increase CVD risk

February 12, 2020
Genetic determinants of LDL levels may increase the risk for CVD among patients with hypercholesterolemia, according to a study published in JAMA Cardiology. …
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