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SNPwatch: Common Genetic Factors Associated with “Blue Babies”

February 22, 2013
Image by Mariana Ruiz LadyofHats [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons New research suggests that a once-fatal congenital heart defect – sometimes called “blue baby syndrome” – is influenced by genetic...
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A New Health Report To Take To Heart

February 08, 2013
Editor’s note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in our product. What are you doing this month to celebrate matters of the heart? No, we’re...
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Ah, Fatherhood — Dirty Diapers, Skinned Knees … and Healthier Hearts?

June 11, 2012
You claim that Junior is giving you gray hairs, but is he really? In actuality your kids may be adding years to your life — one recent study suggests that...
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Medco to Include Genetics in Comparison of Anti-Clotting Drug Effectiveness

October 28, 2009
Medco Health Solutions, Inc., announced this week that it will conduct a clinical trial to assess whether clopidogrel bisulfate (Plavix ®, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-aventis) is just as effective as...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variation May Influence Heart Surgery Recovery

May 01, 2009
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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SNPwatch: Researchers Identify Genetic Variants Linked To Heart Rhythm And Possibly Sudden Cardiac Death

March 23, 2009
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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SNPwatch: Common SNP in Heart Attacks and Statin Effectiveness

January 23, 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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