New Drug Dramatically Increases HDL, or 'Good,' Cholesterol, Says Study

The estimated 30 million Americans currently taking statin medications for cholesterol may have a new choice for lowering their levels of "bad" cholesterol in the years to come. An experimental drug was shown to have a dramatic effect on cholesterol levels, lowering the bad stuff and raising the good. Investigators presented the trial results this morning at the American Heart Association meeting in Chicago. Research showed that the new cardiovascular medication, known as anacetrapib, more than...Full Story
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