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ClinGen expert panel disputes nine genes linked to long QT syndrome

ClinGen expert panel disputes nine genes linked to long QT syndrome

The Global Call to Action on FH highlights glaring gaps in screening and guideline-based care

The Global Call to Action on FH highlights glaring gaps in screening and guideline-based care

Machine learning algorithm effectively identifies individuals with probable familial hypercholesterolemia

Machine learning algorithm effectively identifies individuals with probable familial hypercholesterolemia

Familial hypercholesterolemia patients are vulnerable for future heart and stroke events

Familial hypercholesterolemia patients are vulnerable for future heart and stroke events

LDL cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular risk

LDL cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular risk

People experienced more cardiovascular events when unable to obtain their LDL-cholesterol drug

People experienced more cardiovascular events when unable to obtain their LDL-cholesterol drug

Patients have higher risk of heart problems when insurance companies reject their prescriptions

Patients have higher risk of heart problems when insurance companies reject their prescriptions

Polygenic risk scores based on entire genome sequence may reliably predict heart disease

Polygenic risk scores based on entire genome sequence may reliably predict heart disease

Blood donations could hold clues to dangerous genetic cholesterol condition

Blood donations could hold clues to dangerous genetic cholesterol condition

Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia

Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia

A new option for reducing LDL cholesterol in patients at high risk for heart attack, stroke

A new option for reducing LDL cholesterol in patients at high risk for heart attack, stroke

Success for new cholesterol-lowering drug

Success for new cholesterol-lowering drug

Study finds low rates of lipid screening among women of childbearing age

Study finds low rates of lipid screening among women of childbearing age

Scientists cast new light on function of long-mysterious PCSK9 mutation

Scientists cast new light on function of long-mysterious PCSK9 mutation

Cholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelines

Cholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelines

Are you and your primary care doc ready to talk about your DNA?

Are you and your primary care doc ready to talk about your DNA?

Study finds low treatment rates for people with elevated cholesterol levels

Study finds low treatment rates for people with elevated cholesterol levels

CRISPR-like gene editing could be potential way to treat patients with harmful blood lipid levels

CRISPR-like gene editing could be potential way to treat patients with harmful blood lipid levels

Polygenic risk score predicts early-onset heart disease risk

Polygenic risk score predicts early-onset heart disease risk

Nanoparticles carrying CRISPR gene editing tools for genetic modifications

Nanoparticles carrying CRISPR gene editing tools for genetic modifications