Bempedoic Acid, a Statin Alternative, Reduces Heart Attack Risk by 39%

Those taking bempedoic acid once daily had an average reduction of 30.2 mg/dL or 21.3% … [+] Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels over a period of approximately three years. Elevated LDL levels can lead to the formation of cholesterol plaques, which can constrict blood vessels, as seen in this 3D illustration. (Photo: Getty) getty If … Read more