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2005-11-28 15:30:00

The results of a new study provide more evidence that rice policosanol -- a mixture of alcohols extracted from sugar-cane wax -- has favorable effects on serum lipids.

2005-11-17 14:24:35

LONDON (Reuters) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help to delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia in the elderly, French scientists said on Thursday.

2005-11-17 01:40:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help to delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia in the elderly, French scientists said on Thursday.

2005-11-16 19:11:30

LONDON (Reuters) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help to delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia in the elderly, French scientists said on Thursday.

2005-11-15 16:19:55

BOSTON (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc. said on Tuesday its experimental cholesterol drug torcetrapib, combined with its multibillion-dollar cholesterol drug Lipitor, significantly increased levels of "good" cholesterol while significantly lowering "bad" cholesterol.

2005-11-14 13:00:00

Taking fatty acids commonly found in fish along with cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins provides additional protection against heart attacks and other heart risks, according to a large Japanese study presented on Monday.

2005-11-07 14:37:21

No clear evidence exists that some widely-prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs can decrease the risk of melanoma, a deadly and malignant skin cancer, according to a new review of recent studies.

2005-09-27 00:36:07

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Statin drugs used to lower cholesterol levels also cut the risk of bone fractures in adults, a study said on Monday. In a 2-1/2-year survey of 83,000 mostly male U.S.

2005-09-02 16:16:25

Being physically fit can dramatically reduce men’s deaths from heart disease – even when their cholesterol rates are high, says Queen’s researcher Peter Katzmarzyk.

2004-12-01 00:00:07

Dec. 1--It's common knowledge that high cholesterol increases the risks of heart attack. But having too little of a certain type of cholesterol can be hazardous as well, and currently there isn't much doctors can do, except urge their patients to lose weight and exercise.


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