Latest high cholesterol Stories
High cholesterol levels in middle age do not appear to increase women's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia later in life, new Johns Hopkins-led research finds, despite a body of scientific evidence long suggesting a link between the two.
To understand the health effects of high cholesterol levels, doctors first need to assess malnutrition and inflammation status in their chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.
A recent study points to a link between mothers who smoked during pregnancy and babies having an increased risk of developing high cholesterol as adults.
WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) urges Americans to take important steps to manage their cholesterol during National Cholesterol Education Month in September.
Thousands of children with high levels of LDL cholesterol are going untreated, as current guidelines exclude as many as 10-percent of those who could benefit from medication.
Women who have the most serious form of angina are three times as likely to develop severe coronary artery disease (CAD) as men with the same condition.
European children with high levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides will soon have a new way to fight those health issues after the European Union approved a new chewable form of Lipitor, Pfizer said Tuesday.
HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapies, today announced that it has advanced into drug development a discovery research candidate directed against PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9), an important new target for the treatment of high cholesterol.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has introduced a series of convenient health condition monitoring services to help patients previously diagnosed with diabetes, asthma, high cholesterol and high blood pressure overcome the challenges of living with their conditions.
A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may give men a way to combat high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed into their daily diet.
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