By Susan Scutti | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 10:58
Results from Amgen’s year-long safety and efficacy study showed monthly treatment with its experimental cholesterol drug, evolocumab, reduced LDL cholesterol by 52 percent.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 11:48
Evo Terro, an Arizona man, went on a sausage and beer diet, lowering his cholesterol levels and dropping major pounds.
By John Ericson | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 20:03
A Mediterranean diet in combination with high-intensity interval training may lead to improved cardiovascular health for the obese.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 19:24
Although many Americans take non-prescription fish oil supplements, a much stronger formulation awaits regulatory approval for use in treating "very high" triglyceride levels, which may open a market of 36 million Americans.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/01/2013 - 12:33
Johns Hopkins researchers discovered that statins, a cholesterol-lowering medication, may reduce the risk of dementia by 29 percent when taken for a year or more.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 14:18
Statins, cholesterol-lowering drugs, are found to benefit elderly patients at risk for heart disease.
By John Ericson | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 21:03
Side effects of common prescription drugs are not necessarily negative, several studies suggest. Here are some examples of "bonus" effects.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 20:25
To balance your diet and maintain your health, know what information food nutrition labels both contain and omit.
By Ashik Siddique | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 18:24
Sticking to a Nordic diet plan — rich in berries, fish, and canola oil — lowered cholesterol and inflammation in people with metabolic syndrome, much like the better-known Mediterranean diet.
By Evan Winchester | Wed, 05/22/2013 - 18:39
Statins, the most commonly prescribed type of drug in the world, may block the benefits of exercise, a new study finds.
By Christie Rizk | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 12:27
A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 21:50
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 | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 18:42
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 | Sun, 05/12/2013 - 14:38
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.