Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTRed yeast rice (RYR) is contained in dietary supplements that are often used by patients with high cholesterol, and it is often proposed as an alternative therapy in those who experience side...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTCells of the innate immune system that play an important role in development of atherosclerosis contain a protein that reduces levels of cholesterol in mice - and thus helps to inhibit or mitigate...
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research finds that red cabbage microgreens - an immature form of red cabbage - was highly effective for lowering 'bad' cholesterol in mice.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTAn observational study has uncovered a link between high use of the cholesterol-lowering drugs, statins, and lower risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe theory that saturated fat may be bad for people has been called into question. Now, research suggests that saturated fat might even be good for you.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTReducing our cholesterol levels to those of a new-born baby significantly lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to new research.
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.