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Popular Heart Medication May Be Ineffective

Posted on Aug 12, 2011 | 1 comment

Popular Heart Medication May Be Ineffective

The National Institutes of Health recently stopped a clinical trial a year and a half early because the drug under investigation did not positively affect heart health. The drug Niaspan, which works to increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL or “good” cholesterol), was studied to see how it affected those living with cardiovascular conditions who were already on statins.

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