Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA 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 PDTNew 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 PDTScientists 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 PDTResearchers 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 PDTA 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 PDTRandomized trial suggests eating bread made with ancient grains could help lower cholesterol and blood glucose.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearchers 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 PDTAn 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 PDTAlthough 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 PDTA 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 PDTLow 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 PDTPenn 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 PDTIn 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 PDTThe 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 PDTResearchers 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 PDTThe 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 PDTHigh 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 PDTSaturated 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.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTPeople who inherit a genetic disorder from one of their parents that results in high cholesterol may be five times more likely to develop coronary heart disease.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTSanofi has announced that the innovative cholesterol-lowering treatment Praluent® (alirocumab) has received Technology Appraisal Guidance (TAG) from the National Institute for Health and Care...
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTStudy finds women with high blood sugar have lower risk of benign tumors.In a surprising twist, benign brain tumors that have previously been tied to obesity and diabetes are less likely to...
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 02:00:00 PDTEating barley or foods containing barley significantly reduced levels of two types of "bad cholesterol" associated with cardiovascular risk, a St. Michael's Hospital research paper has found.
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 05:00:00 PDTIn a new study published today in leading journal Breast Cancer Research, scientists at the Breast Cancer Now Toby Robins Research Centre at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, have...
Sun, 29 May 2016 00:00:00 PDTAdults who ate portion-controlled, prepackaged meals twice daily for 3 months lost more weight than those who chose their own meals, a new study reveals.
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study finds greater average air pollution exposure over 3 months is linked to an increase in heart disease risk factors, such as higher cholesterol.