Genetics

Genomic autopsy identifies cardiomyopathy variants

Postmortem genetic testing, or genomic autopsy, of young individuals who experienced sudden death revealed many had known genetic variants that are associated with cardiomyopathy, according to a Northwestern Medicine study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Few COVID-19 tests performed after death

In the effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus, government leaders are working to increase the number of people being tested for COVID-19. In rare cases, that includes testing people who have recently died.

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