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Simultaneous prediction of risk for multiple common diseases using metabolomics

Early identification of at-risk people is critical in disease prevention, but current screening approaches are resource intensive and are often restricted to one disease at a time. We show how nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy–derived metabolomics profiles can be used to predict multi-disease risk for the onset of 24 common conditions.

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This is a summary of: Buergel, T. et al. Metabolomic profiles predict individual multidisease outcomes. Nat. Med. (2022).

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