High Cholesterol Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/9/2004
Lipitor May Aid Memory in Alzheimer's

Small study needs confirmation, experts say

10/21/2004
Gene Passed by Mom Tied to Metabolic Syndrome

Cells' energy factories raise blood pressure, cholesterol

10/21/2004
Health Tip: So You've Given Up Meat?

Meatless diet isn't automatically healthier

10/12/2004
Obesity Surgery Sharply Improves Related Problems

Substantial gains seen in hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol

10/5/2004
Heart-Healthy Lifestyle in Youth Pays Off Later

Study finds women less likely to die of any cause as they age

9/15/2004
Intensive Statin Use Not for All Heart Patients

High doses don't always prevent problems, and may cause some

9/3/2004
FDA Nod Won't Guarantee Drug Safety

Studies on Vioxx, Zocor find post-approval problems

8/26/2004
Statin Drugs Effective in the Long Term

10-year study suggests cholesterol-busters lower heart attack risk

8/25/2004
Imaging Technique May Give Heart Attack Early Warning

It could highlight dangerous plaque deposits in arteries

8/24/2004
Statin Drugs Help Clear Clogged Arteries

They cut plaque buildup in arteries of hospitalized patients

8/23/2004
Metabolic Syndrome Hikes Heart Risk

Traits like belly fat, high blood pressure are part of the syndrome

8/3/2004
Lipitor Can Prevent Heart Attacks

Cholesterol drug approved for new use

7/28/2004
Cholesterol-Lowering Combo Approved

Fights the artery clogging substance 2 ways

7/19/2004
Lifestyle Can Cut Risk of Alzheimer's

Staying trim, eating well and social networking help

7/15/2004
Too Much Childhood TV Tied to Poor Adult Health

Tube addicts likelier to have severe problems in their 20s

7/12/2004
Experts Urge Tighter Cholesterol Control

Recommended even lower levels for high-risk persons

6/24/2004
Group Ties More Illnesses to Cholesterol Drug

Public Citizen continues call for ban on Crestor

6/24/2004
Health Tip: Cholesterol Control

Diet, exercise and medication will help

6/23/2004
Your Genes Can Affect Drug Activity

First study shows effect on cholesterol medication

6/17/2004
Statins May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Large trials of cholesterol drugs still needed

6/15/2004
Cholesterol Meds Fight Glaucoma, Too

Popular statin drugs may cut risk for common eye condition

6/14/2004
Exercise Doesn't Help Some With Heart Woes

Those already on cholesterol-lowering medications get no relief, study finds

6/8/2004
Higher Costs Mean Fewer Take Lifesaving Drugs

Study finds use of statins drops sharply when co-pays rise

5/19/2004
Group Seeks Ban on Cholesterol Drug

Maker, FDA deny charges that Crestor causes kidney damage

5/17/2004
Studies Bolster Case for Atkins Diet

But critics continue to question the long-term safety

5/14/2004
Breast-Feeding May Protect Against Heart Disease

Study finds lower cholesterol levels in teens who were breastfed as infants

5/13/2004
Cholesterol Drugs Show Promise for MS

First human trial of statins requires confirmation

5/11/2004
Hormone Therapy Reduces Fracture Risk

Benefit disappears quickly when therapy is stopped

5/7/2004
Carb-Linked Dip in 'Good' Cholesterol OK, Study Finds

High-carb, low-fat diets keep healthy ratio of HDL, LDL cholesterol

5/4/2004
Statins May Cut Death Risk After Surgery

Study finds benefit after any type of operation

5/3/2004
Vitamin E May Increase 'Bad' Cholesterol

Study says it undoes process that destroys LDL in liver

4/26/2004
Statins Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Study finds favorable outcome for women on cholesterol drugs

4/19/2004
Cutting Calories Can Prolong Life

Small study of disciplined dieters finds many benefits

4/7/2004
Trial Drug Lifts 'Good' Cholesterol Levels

Study to test whether it prevents cardiovascular disease

3/25/2004
Public Confused on Cholesterol, Cancer Screening

Most know they should get tests but too few do, survey finds

3/8/2004
Study Challenges Cholesterol Recommendations

Finds intensive statin therapy saves heart patients

2/20/2004
The New ABCs of Cholesterol Health

The ApoB test is better way to gauge state of your arteries

2/19/2004
Discovering How a Cholesterol Drug Works

Company researchers uncover the mystery after the fact

2/17/2004
Statins Cut Deaths From Heart Failure

Drugs reduce mortality regardless of cholesterol levels

2/3/2004
1/27/2004
High Cholesterol Doesn't Help Dialysis Patients

Study refutes paradox about those with end-stage kidney disease

1/20/2004
Diabetics Lax in Caring for Heart Health

Blood sugar levels, blood pressure fail to improve, study finds

12/18/2003
Cholesterol-Free Mice Created

May aid in uncovering role lipid plays in various organisms

12/16/2003
Metabolic Syndrome Players Deadly When Combined

Study says any of them is bad, but a mixture is worse

12/2/2003
The Cholesterol Paradox

Study finds higher levels may actually help heart failure patients

11/26/2003
Cholesterol Risk Singles Out Older Men

Study findings a puzzlement to researchers

11/24/2003
Statins More Effective When Begun in Hospital

Patients given them during treatment likelier to stay on them

11/24/2003
Even 'Good' Cholesterol Can Turn Bad

HDL sometimes inflames immune system and increases heart risk

11/13/2003
Doctors Divided Over Cholesterol Drugs Study

At issue: It doesn't say which medicine better at halting cardiovascular events

11/10/2003
Use Cholesterol Tests With Caution

They can be inaccurate