Vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of heart attacks and major cardiovascular events

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A clinical study found that vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events, including heart attacks, in people over the age of 60. The study revealed a 9% decrease in such events among those taking vitamin D, warranting further investigation, particularly in those taking cardiovascular medications. The results show that monthly vitamin … Read more

Can’t take the side effects of statins? Bempedoic acid lowers LDL cholesterol and reduces cardiovascular risks

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Bempedoic acid, a cholesterol-lowering drug, has shown positive results in a large study, reducing major adverse cardiovascular events by 13% in patients who cannot tolerate statins. The study highlights the drug’s potential to offer a beneficial alternative for those unable to use first-line statin treatments, although its cholesterol-lowering effect is not as potent. The drug … Read more