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Suppressing ANGPTL2 Slows the Progression of Heart Failure

Researchers here present a potential way to slow the progression of heart failure. They have identified one of the proximate causes of pathology, a change in the gene expression of ANGPTL2 that accompanies aging or damage in heart tissue. Suppressing this signal improves function and slows the decline. This, like many of today's potential therapeutic approaches, is compensatory in nature.
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