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Tag: Unknown Genetic Risk Factors

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Over 150 genes linked to irregular heartbeat condition identified

New York: Scientists have used Big Data to identify more than 150 as-yet unknown genetic risk factors for atrial fibrillation, an advance that could potentially improve early detection and treatment. Atrial fibrillation — an irregular, often rapid heart rate affecting more than 30 million people worldwide — increases one’s risk for blood clots, stroke, heart […]