The first trial among the over 50s in the UK of the “polypill”, a daily tablet combining several low-dose drugs that could protect against heart attacks and strokes, is being launched this month. The idea was proposed by two British professors in 2003. Prof Sir Nicholas Ward and Prof Malcolm Law, from the Wolfson Institute […]
Posted: January 13th, 2011 under Drugs, Heart Disease, National Health Service, NHS, postcode lottery, Strokes.
Tags: BMJ, Doctors, Heart Disease, NHS Deaths, polypills, preventable crisis, Strokes