Monday, September 26, 2011

Genes Play Role in Coronary Artery Disease

(Ivanhoe Newswire) – Could your genes prevent coronary artery disease (CAD) and heart attack? Scientists are saying yes.

About 13 million people in the United States have coronary artery disease. It is the number one killer of both men and women. Now, an international consortium of scientists are reporting the discovery of five new genes that affect the risk of developing coronary artery disease (CAD) and heart attacks.

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