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Including polygenic risk scores for heart disease has been found to be a useful addition to NHS health checks that doesn’t affect GP workload
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We explore a new type of test hitting the headlines and ask whether it could ever be approved for UK clinics
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NHS launches innovative genomic testing project that could help revolutionise heart disease identification and prevention
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It is now understood that men can be affected by the condition, so what does this mean for treatment?
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A new approach in personalised medicine aims to use genomics to improve risk prediction for cardiovascular disease
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Being able to predict an individual’s risk of common conditions is regarded by many as the holy grail. So, where are we now?