Cholesterol Medication: Do We Need It? Maybe Not, According To One StudyIt’s estimated around 50 percent of Americans over 40 have considered or decided to take cholesterol-lowering drugs. But a new study involving a local cardiologist suggests their chances of having a heart attack are actually minimal.
Health Watch: Patients Responding Positively To New Drug For High CholesterolA 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.
An Egg Revival: Nutrition Panel Lifts Cholesterol WarningSomething 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.
Doctors Want More People Watching Their CholesterolMore 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.
Experimental Cholesterol Drug Could Help MillionsIn Health Watch, doctors are excited about a new cholesterol drug. They say it could eventually help millions of Americans control their cholesterol levels.