Cardiovascular Disease

News on molecular diagnostics, pharmacogenomics tests for coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, and more.

They found that cMyC protein was more abundant than cardiac troponin in heart disease patients and that it could be used to quickly rule out heart attack.

The effort will provide individuals with genetic testing to determine if they have the disorder, and when necessary,  with genetic testing counselling.

Rainbow will offer Color's hereditary cancer and heart health genetic risk assessment tests to patients in Hong Kong.

The study found that central laboratory troponin and chemistry testing dropped by half, and POC testing improved care.

The study aims to understand the willingness of individuals with a clinical diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia and their family members to undergo confirmatory genetic testing.