By Evan Winchester | May 22, 2013 06:39 PM EDT
Statins, the most commonly prescribed type of drug in the world, may block the benefits of exercise, a new study finds.
By Christie Rizk | May 21, 2013 12:27 PM EDT
A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
By Anthony Rivas | May 15, 2013 09:50 PM EDT
Inhaling auto emissions can cause trigger changes in the protective qualities of good cholesterol. A new study finds that these changes can make it even worse than the bad cholesterol.
By Christie Rizk | May 15, 2013 06:42 PM EDT
Researchers discover a genetic link to levels of bad cholesterol in baboons, and think the discovery could translate to a better cholesterol treatment for humans.
By Cindy del Rosario | May 12, 2013 02:38 PM EDT
An analysis of laboratory data from Quest Diagnostics shows that a decades-long decline in low-density lipoprotein, also known as bad cholesterol, came to a halt.
By Makini Brice | Jan 09, 2013 03:16 PM EST
Researchers found that many parasitic worms secrete a sugar-based anti-inflammatory molecule called glycan that may fight many of the disorders related to obesity.
By Amber Moore | Nov 13, 2012 10:55 AM EST
People don't need to fast before their lipid tests as the levels of cholesterol don't vary much in people who took the tests before a meal and those who took the same test after a meal.
By Kerry Grens | Oct 27, 2012 11:53 AM EDT
Although trans fats raise your levels of "bad" cholesterol, they don't appear to have lasting impacts on your blood sugar.
By Makini Brice | Oct 17, 2012 12:04 PM EDT
The researchers' findings have buoyed doctors, but it is befuddling, considering the uptick in obesity during the same time period.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 02, 2012 04:38 PM EDT
October, in particular, is known to have distinct produce that have extraordinary health benefits. Produce such as cabbage, beetroots, apples, pomegranates, artichokes, oysters and, last but certainly not least pumpkins, can be essential to your health.