Gene testing could find those who would benefit most from statins

1:00pm Wednesday 4th March 2015 content supplied byNHS Choices

"Patients with the highest genetic risk of suffering a heart attack benefit the most from cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, a study has found," The Guardian reports. Those with the highest genetic risk score appear to get the most benefit from the drugs…

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    HEARD Arthur Passed away peacefully on Sunday 15th February at Colchester General Hospital, aged

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  • Marriages - Hannah and Carl Siggers and Cracknell

    Hannah SIGGERS & Carl CRACKNELL Celebrated their Wedding Day on 5th April 2014. All the best

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