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Amazon's infrastructure will support AHA-funded research into genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that affect cardiovascular health.

The project will use a variety of proteomic platforms in both the discovery and validation stages to analyze around 2,000 patient samples from four cohorts.

BG Medicine said this week that the 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure has for the first time recognized the role of galectin-3 testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Heart Association sees genetic testing as offering powerful new possibilities for cardiovascular medicine, but it also believes that greater federal oversight and resources are needed to ensure that genetics are integrated into clinical care safely and sec

An ACCF/AHA panel has alerted doctors to evidence gaps regarding the clinical utility of genetic testing to administer Plavix, but not all cardiologists agree with the group's recommendations.

University of Idaho researchers model the scientific discovery process to examine the link between reproducibility and scientific truth.

A bill passed by a US House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee would give scientific agencies including the National Science Foundation boosts in funding.

Relocating USDA agencies outside of Washington, DC, may make them less effective, critics of the move tell NPR.

In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.