Tagged: cholesterol

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

£15Billion NHS Pill Bill

The NHS cost as half of woman are on prescription drugs. The Sun newspaper reports that almost half England’s population takes prescription drugs – costing the NHS £15billion a year. Fifty per cent of woman...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Drug cuts cholesterol to level of a baby

A powerful new drug slashes “bad” cholesterol significantly, a study has found. Alirocumab could be the most important drug to tackle bad cholesterol since statins were introduced. It is being hailed as the latest weapon...