Bacteria that exist in our gut may affect how people respond to statins; medications used to control blood cholesterol levels. To date, doctors have not been able to properly explain why some patients on cholesterol-lowering medications respond well, while others don’t. Researchers have reported in the journalPLoS One that several bacterial-derived bile acids may be influencing how humans respond to statin treatment.
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