Sep 19, 2018

Give millions of patients already on statins a new type of drug

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Giving millions of patients already taking statins a new type of drug could slash their heart disease risk even further, research suggests.

Scientists claim pills that are currently under development, called lipoprotein lipase (LPL) enhancers, could prevent thousands of heart attacks.

And their study also showed the drugs — which work by lowering levels of fats in the blood — could also slash the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Read more

Comments are closed.