Lupus and heart health: one drug to control them all?

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Takeaway

  • Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) seems to lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and total cholesterol in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Why this matters

  • SLE patients are at high risk for coronary artery disease.
  • HCQ has shown to be effective in controlling other a...