At-risk bunch take an acid trip to shift stubborn LDL

This first-in-class drug may reduce cholesterol in patients taking maximally tolerated statins
Clare Pain

Bempedoic acid — a name that is new to me — is a first-in-class drug under development that could end up in the GP armoury in the next decade.

On the other hand, given the perilous path of a new drug to market, this may be the last time you hear of it.