Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA Yale-led research team identified a protein that plays an important role in the buildup of LDL cholesterol in blood vessels.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTGood cholesterol is well associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk, but just raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels have produced disappointing results in recent clinical trials.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTPoverty and black race are independently predictive of greater amputation risk among patients with narrowing of the blood vessels, or peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to preliminary...
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTPatients who have been taking statins are likely to survive longer after a cardiac arrest than those who are not taking them, according to research from Taiwan researchers presented during the...
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers find moderate alcohol intake - especially intake of beer and hard liquor - may slow the decline of 'good' low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 13:00:00 PSTBeing fit may protect those who take cholesterol-lowering statins from developing statin-induced Type 2 diabetes, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association's...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTLow and very high levels of HDL, or "good cholesterol" are associated with a higher risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes, according to a study in the Journal of the American...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new genetic testing method developed at Western University called LipidSeq can identify a genetic basis for high-cholesterol in almost 70 per cent of a targeted patient population.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that mitochondria targeting antioxidants could be a viable treatment strategy for osteoarthritis before cartilage reaches a stage of complete degradation.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists of Helmholtz Zentrum München and Technische Universität München have developed a 'smart' drug that safely clears the liver of fat and prevents blood vessels from clogging up.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PSTResearchers have known for more than 50 years that eating oats can lower cholesterol levels and thus reduce a person's risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PSTA study questions the safety of cholesterol-lowering drugs, after finding a number of gene variants mediated by the drugs may raise type 2 diabetes risk.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTRandomized trial suggests eating bread made with ancient grains could help lower cholesterol and blood glucose.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PSTResearchers have reviewed both statin and nonstatin therapies in an attempt to determine how they impact cholesterol levels and cardiovascular risk.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PSTAn in-depth review into the health outcomes of statin therapy suggests the benefits of the cholesterol-lowering drugs outweigh the risks.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PSTAlthough the recently FDA approved cholesterol-lowering drugs, PCSK9 inhibitors, could substantially reduce heart attacks, strokes, and cardiovascular deaths, they would not be cost-effective for...
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 02:00:00 PSTA new study indicates that maintaining an intermediate level of high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) may help people live longer.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PSTLow and high HDL cholesterol levels have been associated with an increased risk of premature death, while intermediate levels decrease the risk of death.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PSTPenn Researchers identify first-known humans with genetic mutations of GALNT2 and evaluate effects of these mutations on cholesterol and lipid levels.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn atherosclerosis, the buildup of cholesterol deposits in arteries poses a major risk for cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PSTThe slight increase in risk of developing type 2 diabetes during statin treatment may actually be a consequence of having lowered cholesterol, rather than a direct effect of the drug, according to...
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers find a link between the fluctuations of 'bad' cholesterol levels and a reduction in the cognitive ability of an elderly population.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe cholesterol medicine simvastatin, which is one of the most commonly used pharmaceuticals in the world, also has a beneficial effect on the immune defence system with regard to diseases such as...
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTHigh cholesterol is linked to reduced mortality and improved survival in the four most common cancers, researchers say, as they present their new study.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:00:00 PSTSaturated fats are bad for us, but maybe not in every case. Butter, it seems, may not increase the risk of CVD and may protect against diabetes.