High Cholesterol Health News

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Yoga + Aerobics Doubles Heart Benefits

Combined, these exercises are better than either alone, study suggests

10/13/2017
Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

10/11/2017
Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising

More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going away

10/10/2017
A Man's Health May Rely on Health of His Marriage

Heart risk factors improve when married life is good, decline when it's not, study finds

9/28/2017
Can You 'Om' Your Way to a Healthy Heart?

American Heart Association says meditation may help, but don't forgo traditional medicine

9/28/2017
Many Patients Denied Costly New Cholesterol Drugs

Insurers and high copays limit use of PCSK9 inhibitors, study says

9/6/2017
Recession Took Toll on Health of Rural Young Blacks

Greater economic fallout linked to raised heart disease risks in 25- and 26-year-olds, study finds

9/6/2017
Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

9/5/2017
Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death

But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds

8/31/2017
Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

8/29/2017
Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

8/28/2017
Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way

Study of injected medication suggests reductions in inflammation could be treatment target

8/22/2017
New Cholesterol Drugs Vastly Overpriced, Study Contends

But drug maker, heart experts question methodology of analysis

8/16/2017
Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns

Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up

8/15/2017
A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

8/2/2017
Less Than Half of U.S. Stroke Patients Get Rx for Statins

Country-wide comparison finds geography, age and gender affect who gets cholesterol-lowering meds

7/26/2017
Don't Put Off Weight-Loss Surgery Till You're Heavier

Best results seen for those with pre-op BMI of less than 40, study says

7/25/2017
Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives?

Internet-fueled movement has heart experts concerned about potential consequences

6/22/2017
Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility?

Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

6/22/2017
Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

6/20/2017
Study Hints at Link Between Some Statins, Parkinson's Risk

But the connection was only seen with certain types of the cholesterol-lowering drugs

6/20/2017
Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice

Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

6/15/2017
Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol

Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

5/30/2017
Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old?

It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

5/25/2017
New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene

Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health

5/22/2017
Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart

Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

5/15/2017
Many Under 40 May Not Need Regular Cholesterol Checks: Study

But heart experts note that screening sooner can help some patients make lifestyle changes early in the game

5/10/2017
What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

5/5/2017
Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High

Study found lighting up occasionally as damaging to blood vessel health as regular smoking

5/2/2017
Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery

Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

5/1/2017
Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends

Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

4/24/2017
The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say