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Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Statins lower C-reactive protein (CRP), a major new risk factor for heart disease marked by inflammation

Statins lower C-reactive protein (CRP), a major new risk factor for heart disease marked by inflammation

New guidelines for treating diabetes

New guidelines for treating diabetes

Reduced progression of atherosclerosis tied to statin drugs lowering fats, protein

Reduced progression of atherosclerosis tied to statin drugs lowering fats, protein

Course of injections in childhood might help protect people from heart disease later in life

Course of injections in childhood might help protect people from heart disease later in life

New way to reduce fat and cholesterol levels in the body

New way to reduce fat and cholesterol levels in the body

Israeli developed fruit called pomelit, lowers blood cholesterol

Israeli developed fruit called pomelit, lowers blood cholesterol

Stress affects molecules believed to play a key role in cellular aging

Stress affects molecules believed to play a key role in cellular aging

Chylomicrons may be as dangerous or more dangerous than low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol

Chylomicrons may be as dangerous or more dangerous than low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol

Four major U.S. ethnic groups less likely to have cholesterol controlled

Four major U.S. ethnic groups less likely to have cholesterol controlled

Zetia co-administered with Fenofibrate significantly reduced LDL ("bad") cholesterol in mixed hyperlipidemia patients

Zetia co-administered with Fenofibrate significantly reduced LDL ("bad") cholesterol in mixed hyperlipidemia patients

ACE inhibitors not needed for many heart disease patients

ACE inhibitors not needed for many heart disease patients

Generic statin drugs shown to produce similar or better results than expensive brand-name drugs

Generic statin drugs shown to produce similar or better results than expensive brand-name drugs

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

Lipid Sciences' selective delipidation process demonstrates enhanced ability in removing cholesterol from cells

Lipid Sciences' selective delipidation process demonstrates enhanced ability in removing cholesterol from cells

Landmark case challenges safety of Atkins diet

Landmark case challenges safety of Atkins diet

High-dose statin therapy for aggressive cholesterol-lowering outperforms typical care

High-dose statin therapy for aggressive cholesterol-lowering outperforms typical care

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Lipid profile differences explain why two people with the same overall cholesterol level can have different degrees of cardiovascular disease

Lipid profile differences explain why two people with the same overall cholesterol level can have different degrees of cardiovascular disease