Genes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say

Genes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say
 

Scientists say they have identified genes that cause a deadly heart condition that can only be cured by transplants of the heart or lungs.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension kills 50% of those affected within five years, but little was known about what caused the condition in some people.
Now experts say they have discovered five genes that cause the illness.
The findings could lead to earlier detection of the disease and ultimately new treatments, researchers say.
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15 April 2018 in Health, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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