Scientist: chylomicrons gather on arterial walls and may be as dangerous or more dangerous than low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in causing strokes and heart attacks.
Colesevelam hydrochloride appears to be an effective lipid-lowering agent that significantly reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels, according to a study published in the October issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Exercising and losing weight can significantly reduce the overproduction of insulin and lower the blood pressure of patients with Syndrome X.
Researchers have identified a potential target for the development of new therapies to treat hypertriglyceridemia, a lipid disorder commonly seen in people who are obese and diabetic.
Researchers have examined the link between statins, which are cholesterol-lowering drugs, and memory impairment. Findings suggests that statin users need not worry about an...
Cholesterol, both good and bad, gets plenty of attention when the subject is reducing the risk of heart disease. Yet triglycerides, a form of fat that circulates in the blood, merit similar attention.
Natural chemicals in the body as a result of chronic inflammation may underpin the failure of healthy diet.
A new study has discovered that supplements of lipoic acid can inhibit formation of arterial lesions, lower triglycerides, and reduce blood vessel inflammation and weight gain - all key issues for addressing cardiovascular disease.
Scientists in Japan have shown that this waste product of rice processing, called rice bran, significantly lowers blood pressure in rats whose hypertension resembles that of humans.
Scientists have discovered why a newly found form of cholesterol seems to be 'ultra-bad', leading to increased risk of heart disease.
Researchers found a greater risk of heart attack associated with Vioxx than Celebrex.
Leptin Replacement Therapy Drastically Reduces Triglyceride Levels and Controls Diabetes in Certain Patients
Leptin replacement therapy drastically reduces triglyceride levels and controls diabetes in patients with lipodystrophies.
Study of new blend of cooking oil that enables people to heighten their metabolism, lower their cholesterol and, in some cases, lose weight.
No clear evidence exists that some widely-prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs can decrease the risk of melanoma, a deadly and malignant skin cancer, according to a new review of recent studies.
Having a high level of HDL cholesterol – the good cholesterol – is more important than having a low level of LDL – the bad cholesterol.
Phenolic compounds in olive oil, which have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-clotting properties, may explain cardiovascular health benefits associated with the so-called Mediterranean Diet, according to a new study.