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Research in medical genetics has led to cancer drugs that target specific genetic mutations in tumor cells, as well as statins, which are widely prescribed to prevent heart attacks and strokes by lowering blood cholesterol.
Most people in the analysis were being treated for heart disease, cancer or kidney transplants, and were taking warfarin, statins, chemotherapy drugs or immunosuppressants.
The finding helps lay the groundwork for cholesterol-lowering drugs like statins.
Sanofi and Regeneron's treatment, Praluent, belongs to a relatively new class of drugs known as PCSK-9 inhibitors that were thought to be potential blockbuster successors to Lipitor, Crestor and other statins taken by millions of Americans.
Sanofi and Regeneron’s treatment, Praluent, belongs to a relatively new class of drugs known as PCSK-9 inhibitors that were thought to be potential blockbuster successors to Lipitor, Crestor and other statins taken by millions of Americans.
That could include the cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins.
The treatments are expensive enough that some doctors have been wary of switching certain patients over from much cheaper, generic statins.
Bornstein wrote that Trump takes just two medications: a small dose of aspirin and a statin to lower his cholesterol.
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Origin and Etymology of statin
First Known Use: 1985See Words from the same year
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