A new, experimental class of drug is giving hope to the 1 in 6 American adults who struggle with high cholesterol. It’s showing promise in patients who don’t respond to traditional statins.
Something many of us have been trying to avoid is now okay to eat. The nation’s top nutrition panel is dropping its guidelines about avoiding foods that are high in cholesterol.
More people could soon be put on drugs meant to lower cholesterol, thanks to new guidelines from the American Health Association and The American College of Cardiology. Doctors say statins are critical to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
In Health Watch, doctors are excited about a new cholesterol drug. They say it could eventually help millions of Americans control their cholesterol levels.