CBC (Dec. 3, 2013) Being obese increases the risk of death even in people without high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, according to a review of studies challenging the idea of "healthy ... watch video
Newsy (Nov. 18, 2014) The cholesterol-reducing drug Zetia, made by Merck & Co., has just been proven effective for high-risk heart disease patients in a multiyear study.
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Nov. 30, 2015 Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to new ... read more
Nov. 24, 2014 Nearly all individuals in their late 60s and early 70s now qualify for a statin medication to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease under the recently released cholesterol guidelines from the ... read more
Aug. 18, 2014 Recently introduced cholesterol guidelines would significantly reduce new cardiovascular events, when compared to treatment based on previous cholesterol guidelines, a group of researchers has ... read more
Nov. 14, 2013 New cholesterol guidelines for identifying adults at risk for heart disease represent the biggest change in such expert advice in more than 25 years, and could dramatically affect how patients are ... read more
Nov. 13, 2013 Despite current guidelines that recommend newly diagnosed high-cholesterol patients have a TSH blood test done to make sure they do not have hypothyroidism, researchers have found that only about ... read more