New ‘gene silencer’ #cholesterol #drug can ‘switch off’ heart #disease

Washington D.C [USA], Mar. 18: A breakthrough 'gene silencer' drug has the power to 'switch off' heart disease by reducing cholesterol by over 50 percent. The findings come from the largest trial yet to test the safety and effectiveness of this kind of therapy. The technique, known as RNA interference (RNAi) therapy, essentially 'switches off' one of the genes…Read more New ‘gene silencer’ #cholesterol #drug can ‘switch off’ heart #disease