HDL cholesterol may not lower heart disease risk in older women, study finds.
Don't let your levels turn into a 911 situation
Study found taking them lowered risk of heart disease, death in those with high LDL levels
But drug maker, heart experts question methodology of analysis
Country-wide comparison finds geography, age and gender affect who gets cholesterol-lowering meds
Large study serves as warning for stroke survivors who are prescribed cholesterol-lowering meds
A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier
Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say
Protect yourself from 'pre-diabetes'
If you're a young, healthy nonsmoker, do you need annual cholesterol screenings?
But heart experts note that screening sooner can help some patients make lifestyle changes early in the game
Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices
Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it
Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol
Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease
Low or very high levels of good cholesterol linked to higher risk of dying, according to new study.
Dietary changes, other meds and even surgery also can help lower cholesterol levels, study finds
American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye
Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead
Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6
Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues
Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary
But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease
But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products
Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests
Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed
Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk
Even slightly high cholesterol in young adulthood raises heart disease risk, study finds.
Not enough evidence to recommend for or against checking everyone under 20, expert panel says
Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years
Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks
Chronic inflammation could explain possible connection, researchers theorize
But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline
Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins
Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels
And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease
Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year
Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins