Thursday, 19 July 2012

Polypill

A "polypill" combining a statin with blood pressure drugs could prevent thousands of heart attacks and strokes every year, according to researchers. A UK study of 84 over-50s, published in the journal PLoS One, showed the pill could cut blood pressure and levels of "bad" cholesterol. They called for the pill to be made available "as a matter of urgency". http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18883163




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