Cholesterol

Gynuracel™: dietary supplement to help prevent and control diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension and inflammation

Gynuracel™: dietary supplement to help prevent and control diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension and inflammation

  A plant-based dietary supplement that can help prevent and control diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension is now available in the country. Gynuracel™ is made from the leaves of Gynura procumbens (kamañgi in Tagalog), ...

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Cholesterol Drug Fails to Improve Heart Health: Study

Cholesterol Drug Fails to Improve Heart Health: Study

  Washington, United States – An experimental drug that greatly increases levels of “good” cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found, leaving researchers shocked and disappointed. ...

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Genetically High Cholesterol May Be More Common Than Thought

Genetically High Cholesterol May Be More Common Than Thought

  Miami, United States – People who are born with genetically high cholesterol may be about twice as common in the United States as previously believed, according to new research published. ...

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New Anti-cholesterol Drugs Too Expensive: Report

New Anti-cholesterol Drugs Too Expensive: Report

  Washington, United States – The high price of two new anti-cholesterol drugs limits the benefits patients may see from them, according to a draft report released Wednesday by a US ...

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US Approves Injectable Anti-cholesterol Drug Repatha

US Approves Injectable Anti-cholesterol Drug Repatha

  Washington, United States – US regulators on approved Repatha, the second injectable drug of its kind designed for certain patients with stubbornly high cholesterol which puts them at risk of ...

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US Regulators Give Limited Approval to Cholesterol Drug

US Regulators Give Limited Approval to Cholesterol Drug

  Washington, United States – US regulators approved a new cholesterol drug called Praluent, made by Sanofi and Regeneron, for people with certain genetic risk factors for heart disease. The injectable ...

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Experimental Anti-Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise

Experimental Anti-Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise

  Los Angeles, United States – People taking an experimental drug called Repatha (evolocumab) for high cholesterol were half as likely to die or suffer a heart attack or stroke as those taking conventional ...

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Nano-Drones May Knock Cholesterol Out of Bloodstream: Study

Nano-Drones May Knock Cholesterol Out of Bloodstream: Study

  Miami, United States – Tiny nano-particles that act like miniature drones could deliver a knock-out punch to plaque buildup in the arteries, according to an experimental approach described by US scientists ...

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Cholesterol No Longer A Concern: US Experts

Cholesterol No Longer A Concern: US Experts

  Miami, United States – More butter, anyone?  A warning against eating foods high in cholesterol is no longer included in the US government’s draft dietary guidelines for Americans, representing a major shift in ...

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Elderly Should Take Cholesterol-Lowering Statins: US Study

Elderly Should Take Cholesterol-Lowering Statins: US Study

  WASHINGTON, November 25, 2014 (AFP) – Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, new guidelines published ...

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