New Study Supports the Benefits of ‘Polypills’ in Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes

St. Louis, Missouri – Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are advocating for the use of “polypills” to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes among individuals with cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure and cholesterol. These combination pills, which include a statin and a blood pressure-lowering drug, have shown promise in preventing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Despite the potential benefits of polypills, their usage remains low globally, even …

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