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Instant Blood Test for Heart Attacks

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Researchers from King’s College in London used a cardiac myosin-binding protein C (cMyC) test that rules out heart attacks in under 20 minutes. By excluding non-heart attack candidates, hospital beds could be kept available for genuine at-risk patients. The study involved almost 2,000 subjects admitted into hospitals in Switzerland, Italy, and Spain. The goal is to make this test available in five years to the wider public. Read more at this BBC article.