NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A healthy lifestyle can moderate genetic risk of heart disease, according to an international team of researchers.

Researchers led by Sekar Kathiresan from Massachusetts General Hospital found that people at a high genetic risk of coronary artery disease who followed a healthy lifestyle could reduce their risk of a coronary event by about half, as compared to those who did not follow a healthy lifestyle.

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