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The results of this meta-analysis by University of Cambridge-led team could have implications for LDL-C-lowering therapies.
The developer has presented clinical results that provide a base for completing development of a multi-protein test kit and conducting a clinical trial in advance of FDA submission.
The STARNET study found that cardiometabolic disease risk loci share cis- and trans-gene regulation.
At the American Association for Clinical Chemistry meeting, Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes said her company is working on third-party review and publications of the firm's technologies and tests.
A study in NEJM found that rare, loss-of-function mutations in the asialoglycoprotein receptor gene coincide with lower non-HDL levels and decreased coronary artery disease risk.
DeCode Genetics' Kari Stefansson and his colleagues uncovered a dozen genetic variants that influence blood lipids, and explored links to coronary artery disease.
The researchers found that older people with clear arteries had noticeably higher levels of CXCL5 compared with older people with more plaque buildup.
Independent research groups garnered evidence that mutations to the ANGPTL4 gene can lower blood triglyceride levels and reduce coronary artery disease risk.
Researchers found that reporting an incidental genetic finding doesn't cause patients extra anxiety and may lead to positive changes if the disease is actionable.
The deal with Quest enables clinicians to order blood draws on patients through its facilities for testing with CardioDx's Corus CAD test.
Rady's Children Hospital and San Diego County are teaming up to test pediatric patients and their families for COVID-19 to gauge the spread of the virus locally, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Nature News reports that genomics is being applied to trace and try to prevent additional COVID-19 waves.
Wildlife managers aim to boost the genetic diversity of Mexican gray wolves by placing captive-born foster pups into packs with similarly aged wild pups, the Mercury News reports.
In Science this week: Genetic Probability tool identifies likely diagnoses in 45 percent of inflammatory arthritis cases, and more.