Drug set to reduce risk of stroke

February 20 2013

Researchers at Flinders are hoping a new drug will halve the risk of two of the nation’s biggest killers – strokes and heart attacks.

The fish oil based treatment has already been hailed a success overseas in reducing stroke and heart attacks.

The new treatment lowers patients’ triglyceride levels, a fat-like cholesterol that’s found in your blood stream

View the Channel 7 news article.