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Researchers have discovered an unknown regulator of fat and cholesterol production in the liver of mice, a significant finding that could lead to new therapies for lowering unhealthy blood levels of cholesterol and fats.
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs work differently for everyone. People are genetically different in producing HMGCR protein.
Reduced progression of carotid intima-media thickness with ACTOS was associated with increased levels of HDL cholesterol when compared to glimepiride.
People with high cholesterol in their early 40s are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than those with low cholesterol.
Use of a controversial new cholesterol-lowering drug, ezetimibe (trade names: Zetia, Ezetrol, Vytorin), has increased in the United States, far beyond that seen in Canada, where direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) is prohibited.
Zetia does effectively lower bad cholesterol, but the statin is really what lowers your risks for heart disease. Since statins also lower bad cholesterol, there is really no need to take Zetia or Vytorin made by Merck.
Many patients can reach LDL cholesterol goal by lowering it through dietary changes alone.
House Energy sent letters to advertising agencies believed to be involved with a television ad campaign for the cholesterol medication Lipitor.
Researchers we can now search for new ways to lower cholesterol by designing targeted antibodies to disrupt this interaction.
To keep triglycerides in check, lifestyle changes are usually the best place to start.
Since 2002, Pamela McDonald has been helping patients lower cholesterol and reduce other chronic symptoms of heart disease by focusing on the Apo E gene and advanced cholesterol tests.