• It is a new drug can reduce cholesterol levels to almost never seen naturally in adults.
  • It was tested recently and it is proven that it would significantly reduce the chance of a high-risk patient having a heart attack or stroke.
  • It would be used to help men and women who had exhausted all other options.
  • It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2015 with the hope that they would lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes, and not just reduce levels of LDL cholesterol.

Source: The Hindu

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