New Blood Test Can Predict Heart Attack

An article by Alice Park on March 22, 2012 in tells about new technology that makes it possible to see if particular blood cells carry clues of a heart attack to come.

“Doctors can easily tell when someone is having a heart attack, but one thing they can’t do is predict an attack before it happens. Even patients who come in for stress tests and get a clean bill of health often end up back in the hospital with a heart attack just days later.

But researchers say that may soon change, thanks to a study that used a blood test to detect…”

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