INTERMOUNTAIN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INTERMOUNTAIN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah research: Genetic marker may predict heart attacks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743674-78/heart-attack-blood-patients.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743674-78/heart-attack-blood-patients.html.csp">Utah research: Genetic marker may predict heart attacks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T21:06:15.637-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cardiologists have called it their greatest unmet need — a test to predict when a patient is about to have a heart attack. Scientists in California last year detected elevated clusters of endothelial cells in the blood of heart attack victims. Now researchers at Utah’s Intermountain Medical Center have identified a genetic signal in the blood that surfaces days before a heart attack. “We think it’s an interesting signal that may help us anticipate and prevent heart attacks through aggressive ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743674@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:06:15 MDT