The Cure

The Cure

Heart Disease and Anti-cholesterol Drugs

Streaming Video - 2005
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Drugs that can cure cardiovascular disease, rather than simply slowing cholesterol buildup, are currently in development. This program examines the history of anti-cholesterol drug production, as well as current biochemical research that might lead to the eradication of heart attacks and strokes. Describing scientific studies of isolated populations-most notably the inhabitants of Limone, Italy, where a genetic mutation has produced a natural cure for arterial plaque accumulation-the video also investigates the extraordinary level of competition that exists among pharmaceutical companies racing to create lifesaving chemical compounds.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2005.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (55 min.) : sd., col., digital file.


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