GENE FOUND IN AMISH HELPS PROTECT THEIR HEARTS

© Provided by HealthDay A rare gene variant discovered among Amish people may help lower "bad" cholesterol and protect against heart disease, a new study suggests.Researchers found that among nearly 7,000 Amish people, the gene variant was tied to reductions in both LDL cholesterol and fibrinogen -- a protein that is a marker of inflammation and linked to heart disease risk.Ther...

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