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Most people probably know that heart disease remains the nation's No. 1 killer.
Like detectives seeking footprints and other clues on a television "whodunit," science can also benefit from analyzing the tracks of important players in the body's molecular landscape.
U.S. medical researchers say they are focusing on a new approach in the fight against heart disease. Scientists at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology say statins -- cholesterol-lowering drugs -- have lowered the number of people who suffer from heart disease and heart attacks.