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20 Nov 2023

Gene-editing Therapy Shows Potential in Lowering High LDL Cholesterol

A single dose of a gene-editing therapy was found to significantly reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels in people at high risk of early heart attack due to hereditary high cholesterol, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association. Despite effective cholesterol lowering medications available, few individuals manage to reach optimal LDL cholesterol levels. [Source](https://newsroom.heart.org/news/a-single-infusion-of-a-gene-editing-medicine-may-control-inherited-high-ldl-cholesterol?utm_source=join1440&utm_medium=email&utm_placement=newsletter)