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Study Draws Genetic Link Between Gum, Cardiovascular Disease

June 03, 2009
It has been known for decades that having the gum disease periodontitis increases a person’s risk for heart attack (free registration required), stroke and other forms of cardiovascular disease. Research...
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SNPwatch: Combination of Genetics and High Blood Sugar May Mean Extra Heart Disease Risk for Diabetics

November 25, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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