Cell Mutation Protects Against Heart Attacks

Two independent studies have published findings identifying mutations in a single cell that can prevent heart attacks. This mutation keeps triglycerides very low throughout a person’s lifetime, which in turn protects against heart attacks.

These findings will likely push the development of drugs that mimic the effects of the mutation, resulting in the first new class of drugs aimed at lowering the risk of heart disease since Statins were introduced in the 1980’s.

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