Study could lead to new therapies for heart disease.
An ingredient found in abundance in birch bark appears to have an array of metabolic benefits, according to new studies that are reported in the January issue of Cell Metabolism.
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.
Why does it seem like some people can eat all the ice cream they want without increasing their cholesterol or gaining much weight? Because people's genes play an overriding role.
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.
Researchers have discovered that many of the genetic variations that have enabled human populations to tolerate colder climates may also affect their susceptibility to metabolic syndrome.
New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that fenofibrate activates cannabinoid receptors and may become a viable treatment option for relieving pain, stimulating appetite,...
People with diabetes who maintain intensive, low blood sugar levels are significantly less likely to suffer heart attacks and coronary heart disease.
Scientists have discovered why a newly found form of cholesterol seems to be 'ultra-bad', leading to increased risk of heart disease.
If you have high cholesterol, then you may be at a higher risk of developing tendon problems, low level inflammation and pain. High levels of...
Kidney dialysis patients with higher cholesterol levels die at a lower rate than those with lower cholesterol levels.
FDA announced a recall of three lots of 90-count bottles of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor.
Individuals in a prediabetic state who were treated with the oral medication pioglitazone were 81 percent less likely to convert to diabetes than those who received a placebo.
Researchers from Italy have found what they believe to be the first direct link between high cholesterol levels and prostate cancer.
Rates of type 2 diabetes in people with familial hypercholesterolemia (a genetic disorder characterized by high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels) was lower than...
People who received dietary counseling to help them lower their cholesterol levels reported higher levels of satisfaction with their quality of life and health care than individuals who tried to lower their cholesterol in other ways, according to a new study.