How can we predict a heart attack?

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How can we predict a heart attack?
« on: 27/03/2012 17:26:29 »
Researchers in the Scripps Translational Science Institute in California have developed a blood test that may be capable of predicting an imminent heart attack.  Publishing in Science Translational Medicine, Eric Topol and colleagues built on early work that shows populations of unusual endothelial cells in blood samples taken from heart attack patients.  These cells seem to come from the linings of arteries.  So to find out why this was so interesting, Chris Smith spoke to Dr. Topol.....
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=3905 track=12.03.25/Naked_Scientists_Show_12.03.25_9915.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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