For the first time, a drug from a new class of potent cholesterol-lowering therapies has been shown to cut the risk of death, heart attack and stroke. Here’s guidance on whether it’s right for you.
Most parents probably don’t think that high blood cholesterol levels could be a problem for their children. But elevated cholesterol levels in kids can contribute to heart disease and stroke in adulthood.
Could PCSK9 inhibitors, a new class of cholesterol-busting drugs, be right for you? Here are 4 things you need to know about these powerful drugs, which can help lower your bad (LDL) cholesterol by up to 50 to 70 percent.