Colchicine cuts events in patients with coronary disease: landmark trial

The result could change practice, researchers say, despite a niggling concern over non-cardiovascular deaths

Low-dose colchicine could cut the risk of cardiovascular death or further events by almost one third in patients with chronic coronary disease, a landmark Australian-led study shows.

Study authors
Study authors Dr Mark Nidorf (left) and Professor Peter Thompson.

The findings, presented at the European Society of