News on molecular diagnostics, pharmacogenomics tests for coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, and more.
Blood-Based 'Omics Signatures Reflect 'Biological' BMI, Metabolic Health
Features found in the blood offered a more refined look at obesity and related conditions, shifting more readily than body mass index in response to lifestyle changes.
Cardio Diagnostics Enters Private Financing Agreement for up to $11.2M
The firm intends to use the proceeds to accelerate the adoption of its PrecisionCHD and Epi+Gen CHD tests and to launch additional tests.
Polygenic Risk Score, AI Tool May Help Patients Reduce Inherited Heart Disease Risk, Study Suggests
University of Cambridge researchers said at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting that they plan to make the PRS and AI tool publicly available through an online app.
Most Patients With Inherited Heart Conditions Not Getting Guideline-Backed Genetic Testing
Researchers analyzed electronic health and claims records to discover very low genetic testing rates among patients with five inherited cardiovascular conditions.
In multiple presentations, researchers at ACC/WCC's annual meeting explored the impact of genotyping cardiac patients within a week of starting dual anti-platelet therapy.