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New Class of Cholesterol Drugs Shows Promise For Heart Disease

Experimental cholesterol lowering drugs may significantly reduce the risk of heart-related events

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Lowering cholesterol levels doesn’t necessarily lower cardiovascular mortality. However, lowering the AA/EPA ratio in the blood does reduce cardiovascular events. This is why the Japanese have the same cholesterol levels as Americans but seven times lower death rates from heart disease. Their AA/EPA ratio is seven times lower.

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