New pill to cut chance of a stroke


Cholesterol sufferers could soon take a simple pill which keeps levels under control and protects them against heart disease or a stroke. The daily wonder pill has been hailed as a new fat buster by scientists. Experts found that people who took just two capsules packed with healthy bacteria every day not only had lower "bad" cholesterol but also of total cholesterol. The 'wonder pill' is hailed as 'fat-buster' The findings mean people could take a simple pill which could help keep their cholesterol under control and protect them against heart disease, heart attack and stroke… Now, scientists in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, have found that a new probiotic lowered LDL "bad" cholesterol and total cholesterol in patients with high levels.

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