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News tag: cholesterol-reducing drugs


Lab-grown muscles behave identical to human tissues

15 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Human muscle, able to contract, has been created in the labs at Duke University, opening vast opportunities for researchers to test new drugs and study diseases. Lab-grown muscles respond to external stimuli in a manner similar to native tissue, allowing medical researchers to observe how electrical pulses, biochemical signals, and…


Extended use of cholesterol drugs recommended

9 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Soon, more Australians could be recommended to use cholesterol drugs to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. The change comes after a major international study showed the drugs were as effective in women as they have been in men. Involving more than 174,000 people, the study showed that…