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Marginal role for 53 common genetic variants in cardiovascular disease prediction
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    Considering genomic variants for cardiovascular disease prediction

    Dear Editor,

    I read with great interest the article by Morris et al entitled, "Marginal role for 53 common genetic variants in cardiovascular disease prediction" (1). The article analyzed a large sample of 11, 851 individuals from 7 prospective studies aimed at primary prevention of fatal or non-fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) or stroke.

    The study incorporated susceptibility variants for CHD and str...

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