Study: Common gene variant raises risk of dilated cardiomyopathy

10/22/2010 | Sify.com (India)

German scientists found that a common mutation of the HSPB7 gene appears to be associated with a nearly 50% increased risk of dilated cardiomyopathy, a severe heart-muscle condition that could develop into chronic heart failure. They said the finding could lead to approaches that can help prevent the condition.

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