World first
heart attack

Researchers discover potential new tools to identify and treat people at high risk of heart attack

  • Australian scientists develop an “early warning system” that could lead to heart attack prevention in the future
  • A MRI scan could be used to diagnose those likely to suffer a heart attack
  • High activity of an inflammatory enzyme may increase the chance of a heart attack
  • Scientists identify new drug target that may decrease heart attacks by preventing dangerous plaque formation
  • Scientists in Sydney preparing for human trials following successful mouse study 

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