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By Jan Jarvis?, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 11--Beverly Morgan of Arlington was 16 when she started taking the popular cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin. But she eventually abandoned the medication.
By Tara Parker Pope U.S. pediatricians are recommending wider cholesterol screening for children and more aggressive use of cholesterol-lowering drugs starting as early as the age of 8 in hopes of preventing adult heart problems.
By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO For the first time, an influential doctors group is recommending that some children as young as 8 be given cholesterol-fighting drugs to ward off future heart problems.
In 2006, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers published a study that found people with low levels of LDL cholesterol are more likely to have Parkinson's disease than people with high LDL levels.
Results from a clinical study conducted in 1,229 p
By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking a 'statin' cholesterol-lowering drug may be good for the eyes as well as the heart.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Lipitor, a commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drug, may have extra benefits for men with impotence.
By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs can reduce the risk of severe infection in patients suffering from heart disease or stroke, scientists said on Wednesday.
LDL cholesterol is known as the "bad" cholesterol, because high levels are linked to heart disease, but low levels may not be good for the elderly.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs do not raise or lower the risk of cancer, researchers said on Tuesday in two new reports that challenge earlier findings suggesting statins may prevent certain cancers.
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