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Jan 2019

Blood test enables heart attack risk to be predicted up to 10 years in advance

The troponin test which is already used in Accident & Emergency units to detect heart attacks, can also predict the risk in patients ‘months to years in advance’, and has now been given a CE mark. Similar tests have been shown to be 100 per cent accurate in scientific trials. The troponin test has been…

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Aug 2018

New 100% accurate blood test can diagnose heart attack faster than ever

A study has confirmed that a new blood test that can detect whether someone is having a heart attack has been deemed effective and safe. The test, which is employed in Accident & Emergency departments, can effectively detect potentially-fatal episodes faster than has been done before and in trials was said to be 100 per…

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