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Study Reveals A Blood Test Is Possible To Screen For Heart Attacks

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Heart attacks are unpredictable, but that may soon change thanks to a recent study. Scientists have identified certain cells, called circulating endothelial cells (CECs), that are shed from weakened blood vessel walls and eventually clump together to block the flow of blood to the heart.

Dr. Eric Topol, lead author of the study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, studied 50 patients who had a heart attack and found that

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