A good news coming in from the Research and Development efforts of Banglore based St John’s Medical College and Research Institute. Polycap, a combination of five drugs to reduce the risk of heart disease by up to 50%.
The combination of five drugs this capsule has are blood pressure lowering drugs, a statin (drug to lower Cholesterol and aspirin (to reduce stickiness of blood). Healthy individuals between the age group of 45 and 80, with one risk factor of cardio-vascular disease, were compared with Polycap to eight other pharmacological therapies.
This drug is waiting for approval, and once the approval comes by it will be available in the market. What it is not sure is that how much will it practically be helpful in life saving circumstances.