Posts by Lu-Chen Weng, PhD
Multi-ancestry GWAS Identifies 141 New Loci Underlying Cardiac Conduction
An international collaboration provides important insights into the polygenic basis of cardiac conduction and the genetic relationship between PR interval duration and arrhythmias.
Frequency of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities in a Half Million Adults
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital recently published the results of their analysis of arrhythmias in the UK Biobank, a national cohort of over 500k community-based individuals recruited to assess risk factors for disorders affecting people from middle-age onward.
Lifetime Risk for Atrial Fibrillation Higher Than Expected
Lifetime risk for atrial fibrillation, while high, can be modified with health changes