The prospective analysis suggests that the approach could help clinicians identify patients at risk of a stroke who could benefit from anticoagulant treatment.
With a two-stage atrial fibrillation GWAS, researchers took a crack at untangling the pathways, regulatory features, and tissue types contributing to the heart condition.
Backed by €19 million in EU funding, the initiative, called BigData@Heart, will create a research platform that could change the way cardiovascular diseases are diagnosed and treated.
In Nature this week: genomic regions affecting parental care in mice, and more.
A pair of studies also uncovered atrial fibrillation risk loci specific to East Asian populations, particularly near SH3PXD2A.
In PLOS this week: ramifications of multi-nucleotide de novo mutations, circulating microRNAs and atrial fibrillation, and more.
The researchers examined nine atrial fibrillation-linked SNPs in more than 16,500 people.
ARCA aims to boost participation by easing stringent enrollment criteria in a study investigating Gencaro in heart failure patients with a favorable response genotype.
The large PGx analysis might provide welcome data for those already supportive of genotyping in the context of warfarin, but will it convince detractors?
Originally published April 15.
American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.
A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.
Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.
In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.