A simple blood test may predict a heart attack up to two weeks in advance, new research suggests. The test searches a patient's blood sample for abnormal cells that the researchers say could be indicative of the very early stages of a heart attack…Dr. Rob Simari, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic, who was not involved in the new study, said, "The investigators have brought state-of-the-art technique to identify rare cells within the bloodstream."
MyHealthNewsDaily by Rachael Rettner 3/21/12
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