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After statins, the next leading class of medications for managing cholesterol are PCSK9 inhibitors. These highly effective agents help the body pull excess cholesterol from the blood, but unlike statins, which are available as oral agents, PCSK9 inhibitors can only be administered as shots,
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], June 15 (ANI): People who have genetic variations associated with lowering LDL cholesterol similar to statin medications appear to have an increased risk of developing cataracts and having cataract surgery, according to new research.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], May 5 (ANI): According to an international team of experts, additional cholesterol-lowering drugs should be offered to patients with "bad" cholesterol (LDL) levels (70 mg/dl or more) and those at high risk of heart disease.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], March 18 (ANI): A new study from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has revealed that the link between 'bad' cholesterol (LDL-C) and poor health outcomes, such as heart attack and stroke, may not be as strong as previously thought.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Washington [US], September 5 (ANI): Healthy older adults who ate a handful of walnuts (about 1/2 cup) a day for two years modestly lowered their level of low-density lipoprotein or LDL cholesterol levels, according to the findings of new research.
Washington [US], August 31 (ANI): According to a new research, healthy older adults who ate a handful of walnuts (about 1/2 cup) a day for two years modestly lowered their level of low-density lipoprotein or LDL cholesterol levels.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Washington [US], November 16 (ANI): The investigational drug evinacumab reduced low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol--the so-called "bad" cholesterol--by 50 per cent in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia whose condition is resistant to standard treatments, a phase 2 study from th
Updated : 3 years, 7 months ago IST
Washington D.C [U.S.A], Apr 25 (ANI): Researchers have unveiled how bad cholesterol enters the artery which leads to narrowing of the blood formation due to the formation of plaque. The narrow blood vessels cause heart attack and strokes, according to a study.
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 16 (ANI): A clinical study has indicated that statins are completely safe for rheumatoid arthritis patients and do not pose an additional risk.
Updated : 4 years, 7 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 19 (ANI): Turns out, consuming fatty fish and camelina oil, also known as false flax oil, is beneficial for your good cholesterol and decreases bad cholesterol.
Updated : 5 years ago IST
Washington DC [USA], November 13 (ANI): Have you had a heart attack or a stroke recently? Monitor your cholesterol regularly.