Genetics found to influence resting heart rate

November 09, 2016
A team of researchers found more than 60 genetic variants associated with resting heart rate, a known predictor of overall mortality.Scientists from the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands...
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SNPwatch: Common Genetic Factors Associated with “Blue Babies”

February 22, 2013
Image by Mariana Ruiz LadyofHats [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsBy Bethann Hromatka, Ph.D.New research suggests that a once-fatal congenital heart defect – sometimes called “blue baby syndrome” – is influenced...
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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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