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Simple blood test could prevent heart failure in thousands of patients

 

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Simple blood test could prevent heart failure in thousands of patients

A ground-breaking study into a simple blood test that could help predict and prevent heart failure has been awarded the most prestigious research prize by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).

A ground-breaking study into a simple blood test that could help predict and prevent heart failure has been awarded the most prestigious research prize by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). A team of researchers from University College, Dublin, and St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin have been was awarded The RCGP Research Paper of the Year for their paper “Natriuretic Peptide–Based Screening and Collaborative Care for Heart Failure: The STOP-HF Randomized Trial”.