Scientist using big data against heart disease wins $75 million award

(By Sharon Begley for STAT)

Cancer research may be sucking up all the headlines lately, what with the White House launching its cancer moonshot and technology billionaires sinking hundreds of millions of dollars into a hot new field of immunotherapy. But heart disease still kills more people every year, both worldwide (7 million deaths per year) and in the US (614,000), and astudy published this summer found that the rate of decline in deaths from the disease has stalled since 2011. Continue reading article here……..

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