FAQ
Log In
Thursday 29th September 2016
News
 › 
 › 

Clots cut with cholesterol drugs

17th March 2011

Scientists from the University of Reading say that drugs which can regulate levels of cholesterol in the blood may also reduce the risk of dangerous clots.

Writing in the journal Blood, they reduced the size and stability of blood clots in mice and said the discovery could lead to new drugs. The British Heart Foundation said it was an exciting discovery which could result in more effective treatments. Figures show that some 32,000 people in the UK die after developing a blood clot.

 

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2016