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Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have started a new project that will use big data and software to identify patients at risk of high-cholesterol disorder.

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have started a new project that will use big data and software to identify patients at risk of high-cholesterol disorder.

Specifically, the project is designed to identify Stanford patients who may have a genetic disease that causes a deadly buildup of cholesterol in their arteries. Researchers will comb through electronic health records (EHRs) to identify patients at risk of familial hypercholesterolemia, which often goes undiagnosed until a heart attack strikes.

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