Latest high cholesterol Stories

2011-05-04 06:15:00

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of mRNA and microRNA targeted therapies, today announced that it has advanced SPC5001 into Phase 1 clinical trials for the treatment of high cholesterol.

2011-04-19 14:21:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today shows that eye exams are often the first to detect chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension.

2011-04-15 08:13:00

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the US and the only cause of death among the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.

2011-04-13 21:59:24

Treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other vascular risk factors may help lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people who already show signs of declining thinking skills or memory problems.

2011-04-12 07:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuroendocrinology Letters has just published a paper by the Dzugan Institute of Restorative Medicine entitled "Correction of steroidopenia as a new method of hypercholesterolemia treatment." In this study, Principle Investigator Sergey Dzugan, M.D., Ph.D., demonstrates that "correction of steroidopenia with anthropo-identical hormones" (bio-identical hormone restorative therapy or HT) can be an inexpensive and effective method of treatment for high...

2011-03-09 08:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowing what to eat when you have both type 2 diabetes and high LDL cholesterol can be tough, but now it's time to make good on your New Year's resolutions.

2011-02-23 08:24:38

High cholesterol and blood pressure in middle age may not only be risk factors for heart disease, but also for developing early cognitive and memory problems, according to this study.

2011-02-21 20:53:16

Middle-age men and women who have cardiovascular issues, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, may not only be at risk for heart disease, but for an increased risk of developing early cognitive and memory problems as well.

2011-02-02 05:50:00

Most Americans with high cholesterol and high blood pressure are not being effectively treated for their condition, putting them at higher risk for heart attack or stroke.

2011-02-02 00:00:39

Two out of three U.S. adults with high cholesterol and half of U.S. adults with high blood pressure are not being treated effectively, according to the latest Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.