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FDA Urged to Approve New Drug to Battle Heart Attacks

A federal panel of experts recommended that the Food and Drug Administration approve a new class of drugs to prevent heart attacks by lowering cholesterol.

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A federal panel of experts recommended that the Food and Drug Administration approve a new class of drugs to prevent heart attacks by lowering cholesterol. The drugs are still in clinical trials, but the expert panel said some people who could benefit need the drugs now. (The New York Times)

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