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Combining statins with newer alternatives might be the way forward in the fight against blocked arteries
Nov 14, 2015 5:50 AM

LOWERING of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) or "bad" cholesterol has been incontrovertibly associated with reduction in heart attacks and strokes. Based on current evidence, for each 1.0 mmol/L (40 mg/dL) reduction in LDL-C, there is a 22 per cent reduction in heart attacks and