Mevacor (lovastatin) seems to reduce the risk of heart attack

    Researchers are reporting more good news about the "statin" cholesterol-lowering drugs...

    Mevacor (lovastatin) seems to reduce the risk of heart attack...even in HEALTHY patients with average cholesterol.

    Until now, statins had only been shown to prevent heart attacks in patients with pre-existing heart disease or high cholesterol.

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