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Additional blood test in heart attack patients could detect higher risk of death

The National Heart and Lung Institute has said that an extra blood test performed on suspected heart-attack patients could determine if they are at a higher risk of dying in the next three years. The diagnostic tool would search for the C-reactive protein (CRP), helps detect inflammation and is already in use in clinical settings for detection of other diseases.…
Ben Kemp
February 25, 2022