NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a new study published online today in Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at Stanford University used genetic and phenotypic clues from a large cohort of US veterans to more fully spell out genetic contributors to blood lipid levels — insights that are expected to serve as a resource in efforts to find, treat, or prevent heart disease or diabetes.

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