High Cholesterol Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/27/2003
Know Your ApoB Levels?

Study finds marker predicts heart trouble better than cholesterol levels

10/16/2003
Can Cholesterol Drugs Cut Breast Cancer Risk?

Small study of older women suggests so, but the jury's still out

8/21/2003
Cholesterol Screening

It should start in infancy

8/20/2003
Cholesterol Drugs Don't Seem to Dampen Mood

Study hints that statins may even improve psychological outlook

8/20/2003
Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Heart scans may offer better measure of effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering drugs

8/19/2003
Epileptic Diet Raises 'Bad' Cholesterol in Kids

But monitoring should prevent problems, study concludes

8/18/2003
Could Cholesterol Drugs Help the Eyes, Too?

Statins tied to lower risk of macular degeneration

8/13/2003
Crestor for High Cholesterol

Latest statin to win government go-ahead

8/12/2003
Diet Supplement Fails to Lower Cholesterol

Study finds extract of myrrh plant may do more harm than good

8/11/2003
Can Vitamins Help Kids With High Cholesterol?

Small study indicates so, but others are wary

7/29/2003
Could a Pill Treat Obesity and Lower Cholesterol?

Not yet, but researchers are working on it

7/23/2003
Six Meals a Day May Keep High Cholesterol Away

Frequent eating may affect your cholesterol

7/22/2003
Cut Cholesterol Without Leaving the Kitchen

Adding grains, nuts lowers levels as sharply as a statin

7/1/2003
Soy Much Goodness

Protein without the fat

6/26/2003
Study: Cholesterol Test at 50 Most Efficient Heart Tracker

But expert says it's pound-foolish to ignore younger adults

6/23/2003
Blood Protein Predicts Stroke Risk

Inflammation marker independently tied to attacks in elderly

6/23/2003
Can Tea Lower Cholesterol?

Extract study suggests it can, but research is preliminary

6/11/2003
Ham Awry

It can cause you to fail drug test

6/9/2003
Cholesterol Problems Start in Childhood

Study urges better eating habits at an early age

4/17/2003
Cholesterol Drug OK'd for Heart Problems

Even if cholesterol levels aren't high

4/3/2003
Heart-Healthy Foods

Keep your cholesterol in check

3/25/2003
Cranberry Juice Won't Bog Down 'Good' Cholesterol

Small study touts its heart-healthy benefits

2/27/2003
Is There a Stronger Heart Risk Than Cholesterol?

Study argues that apolipoproteins are better marker

1/3/2003
Dietary Counseling Effective for High-Risk Patients

Threat of illness may motivate some to make dietary changes

1/3/2003
Slim Sandwich

Make sandwiches with healthier fillings

1/2/2003
Statins Don't Seem to Harm Female Fertility

Hormone levels stay normal in young women taking cholesterol drugs

12/30/2002
Shellfish Surprise

Some shellfish contains healthy fat

11/19/2002
Statins Help Those With Heart Valve Problems

But it apparently has nothing to do with lower cholesterol

11/19/2002
Study Supports a Steak and the Heart

Atkins-like diet may lower bad blood fats while dropping pounds

11/13/2002
A Protein May Signal Heart Risk

Study finds it more reliable than cholesterol readings

11/6/2002
Exercise Cuts Cholesterol Regardless of Weight

Moderate workouts reduce and change nature of blood lipids

10/28/2002
ZETIA Inhibits Cholesterol in Intestines

New class of drug limits absorption

10/11/2002
Poor Children at Higher Heart Risk

Odds persist even if they grow up to be successful

9/23/2002
Aggressive Statin Use Clears Arteries

Study finds benefit in jacked-up doses

9/5/2002
Stair Case

Climbing stairs can help lower cholesterol, study finds

8/23/2002
Peanut Butter as Health Food

It can help lower bad cholesterol

8/19/2002
Heartening News About Honey

Research suggests it may offer some antioxidant protection

7/23/2002
Elderly Don't Stick to Statins

Studies find high dropout rate for cholesterol drugs

7/4/2002
Study Urges Downward Shift in 'Safe' Cholesterol Levels

Finds that statins help people with normal readings

6/25/2002
A Skin Test for Cholesterol

Palm monitor may be more accurate than just a blood test

6/25/2002
Cholesterol Drugs Keep Arteries Open

Statins reduce problems after angioplasty

6/19/2002
Heart Patients Can't Always Count on Good Cholesterol Levels

Some who meet the guidelines still suffer progressive coronary disease

6/18/2002
Aggressive Use of Statins Questioned

Study says they can harm some heart attack patients

6/3/2002
Statins May Help Aortic Valve Disease

Animal study suggests they could slow its progression

5/2/2002
Ancient Folk Remedy Controls Cholesterol

Study finds Indian supplement works naturally in mice

4/16/2002
Cholesterol Drugs Tied to Lower Alzheimer's Risk

Experts not ready to prescribe statins for that purpose

4/15/2002
Test Drug Drives Up 'Good' Cholesterol

First human study of medicine shows promise

3/20/2002
Get Cracking, Lower Your Cholesterol!

Walnuts can help, French researchers say

3/18/2002
Plaque Vaccine Shows Promise

Mouse study holds promise for treating human artery disease

3/14/2002
Cholesterol's Bad for the Brain, Too

Elevated levels tied to cognitive decline, but drugs may help