Hate Statins? Studies Find New Drug May Help Lower Cholesterol.

Healthline: Statins are one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the United States.

When diet and exercise aren’t enough for people with high cholesterol, statins are frequently the first line of defense. But for those who can’t tolerate them, there aren’t many options. A new class of cholesterol-lowering drug could change that.

In a pair of articles published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers tout the potential of bempedoic acid as a powerful new tool in the fight against heart disease. READ MORE

(Source: Healthline, 05/13/2020)

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