FDA Approved Drug Dramatically Lowers Cholesterol

Drug That Dramatically Lowers Cholesterol Approved by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration today approved the first of a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs called proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9, or PCSK9, inhibitors, to treat people who have a genetic, hard-to-treat form of high cholesterol or have specific types of heart disease.

Austrian Teacher Receives Warning After Killing Rabbits in Front of Class

An Austrian teacher received heavy criticism from students and parents after killing two rabbits in front of his class as part of a biology lesson this week.