Cholesterol


New Gene Identified for Familial High Cholesterol

New Gene Identified for Familial High Cholesterol

Researchers have identified a gene which causes inherited high cholesterol in the blood that can lead to premature heart diseas...

May 16 2016, 2:49am CDT

Stop 'bad cholesterol' production to prevent tumour growth

Stop 'bad cholesterol' production to prevent tumour growth

Toronto, April 10 (IANS) Cancerous tumour cells expand in the human body by feeding on "bad cholesterols" found in the lipid me...

Apr 10 2016, 7:24am CDT

Good Cholesterol May Actually be Bad for Your Heart

Good Cholesterol May Actually be Bad for Your Heart

A study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania shows a certain genetic cause of elevated HDL-C may be harmful....

Mar 12 2016, 8:38am CST

Good Cholesterol Not Always Good News

Good Cholesterol Not Always Good News

New research shows that high levels of good cholesterol can lead to higher risk of heart attack....

Mar 11 2016, 2:32am CST

Praluent Cholesterol Drug Approved by FDA: 10 Things to Know

FDA Approves New Cholesterol Drug Praluent

10 Things to Know About Praluent before this new cholesterol lowering drug hits the market....

Jul 25 2015, 8:16am CDT

Cholesterol Medication: Use Statins to Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol Medication: Use Statins to Lower Cholesterol

Many more people will have to be put on statins, the drugs that lower cholesterol, depending on the risks they face. The guidel...

Mar 29 2014, 6:39am CDT

Cholesterol Controlling Surgery

Cholesterol Controlling Surgery

It has been found that bariatric surgery for weight loss purposes may reverse the ravages of the ageing process. Especially in...

Dec 31 2013, 1:26pm CST

Cholesterol can be Managed by SmartCARD Accessory

Cholesterol can be Managed by SmartCARD Accessory

A new method of managing and gauging your cholesterol levels has arrived on the scene. Termed the SmartCARD accessory, it will...

Dec 23 2013, 3:56am CST

Cholesterol Guidelines Changed by the FDA

Cholesterol Guidelines Changed by the FDA

The cholesterol guidelines normally issued by the FDA have just been changed. Many more people will have to be put on statins,...

Nov 16 2013, 5:56am CST