Three-drug combo reduces risk for lung cancer by 17%, study finds
Taking aspirin, statins and the drug metformin together reduces the risk for lung cancer by 17%, a study published Thursday by the Journal of Thoracic Oncology found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Making Sense of Cholesterol & ndash; the Good, the Bad and the Dietary
Title: AHA News: Making Sense of Cholesterol– the Good, the Bad and the DietaryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - September 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Three common medications lower risk and mortality for lung cancer
(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) Combined use of aspirin, statins, and metformin is associated with decreased lung cancerincidence and mortality, according to a study published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO). The JTO is the official journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Lower heart attack and stroke risk by increasing your intake of this essential vitamin
(Natural News) Heart disease is one of the major causes of death worldwide. It puts a person at risk of heart attack and stroke, which can leave survivors disabled for the rest of their lives. There are drugs used to treat heart disease, such as statins. But these medications often come with side effects and are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Making Sense of Cholesterol – the Good, the Bad and the Dietary
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Cholesterol can be confusing. But understanding it could help you live a longer, healthier life. So in honor of Cholesterol Education Month, we asked a pair of experts to clear up five... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Statins Going Generic Saved Medicare Billions
Statins are the most popular type of cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States, prescribed to more than 35 million people. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins Going Generic Saved Medicare Billions
Title: Statins Going Generic Saved Medicare BillionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - September 15, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Immune reaction to depression, anxiety may point to improved treatment
Researchers have linked depression to increased inflammation and anxiety to higher levels of a type of cholesterol, which may improve screening and treatment of both mental health disorders, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins Going Generic Saved Medicare Billions
MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2020 -- Here's evidence that prescription drugs don't have to cost a fortune: New research finds Medicare saved billions as more generic cholesterol-lowering medications became available, even though the number of Americans using... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The sign when you exercise you could have the condition
HIGH cholesterol is a condition that can lead to heart problems or stroke if left untreated, but how do you know if you have it? There could be a tell-tale sign when you exercise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Foods to include in your diet which are known to help lower levels
HIGH cholesterol can be an extremely dangerous condition to be living with. Eating the wrong kinds of foods will only exacerbate the condition even further. Eating more of these types of food however will help lower your levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The two natural ways you can lower your cholesterol levels
HIGH cholesterol could be described as an insidious condition as many are unaware they are even living with the condition until it is too late. There are a few natural ways one can lower their levels and in turn reduce their risk of serious health complications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Generic cholesterol drugs save medicare billions of dollars, study finds
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) The switch from brand name to generic cholesterol medications that occurred between 2014 and 2018 has saved Medicare billions of dollars, even as the number of people on cholesterol-lowering drugs has increased, UT Southwestern scientists have calculated. Their data, published in the journal JAMA Cardiology, suggest that policymakers and clinicians could help cut Medicare costs even further by switching more patients to generic drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for overall health: One to reduce depression, cancer risk and cholesterol
BEST supplements for overall health can often seem daunting and confusing. Often the proof is in the pudding and according to studies there is one supplement which can help with a multitude of disorders including depression, testosterone, blood sugar levels and inflammation. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholesterol's effects on cellular membranes
(Virginia Tech) The findings have far-reaching implications in the general understanding of disease, the design of drug delivery methods, and many other biological applications that require specific assumptions about the role of cholesterol in cell membranes.     (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Warning of dangerously high levels found in this sensation in your arms
HIGH cholesterol is an insidious condition which is brought on by living an unhealthy life. Millions of people are walking around with this condition none the wiser. Feeling this sensation in your arms is your body's way of warning your levels are too high. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Drink this herbal tea for six weeks to reduce ‘bad’ LDL levels
HIGH cholesterol is a precursor to heart disease so it is imperative to keep it in check. An herbal tea has been shown to perform this function in six weeks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Even if you’re in your 20s, you should regularly get your cholesterol checked
High cholesterol doesn’t usually come with symptoms, and many people — especially young adults — have never had theirs checked during adulthood. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Best supplements for cholesterol: The extract proven to raise 'good' HDL levels
BEST supplements for cholesterol: Heart disease is a major killer worldwide and having high cholesterol is a fast track to developing it. Luckily, a natural supplement has been shown to counter harmful cholesterol levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statin Use is Associated With Insulin Resistance Statin Use is Associated With Insulin Resistance
Statins are commonly used cholesterol-lowering drugs, but might they be linked to an increased incidence of insulin resistance?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Evolocumab Safe and Effective in Pediatric FH Evolocumab Safe and Effective in Pediatric FH
The PCSK9 inhibitor lowered LDL cholesterol by 38% vs placebo in HAUSER-RCT, the first randomized controlled trial of one of these agents in the pediatric population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 30, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The simple drink you can make at home to reduce harmful cholesterol
HIGH cholesterol can pave the way for serious heart problems so it is vital to reverse it. Make this simple drink mixture at home to lower harmful cholesterol levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Update: Statins and Mortality, Value of Imperfect Tests COVID-19 Update: Statins and Mortality, Value of Imperfect Tests
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - August 29, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Lump underneath the skin is a warning your levels are too high
HIGH cholesterol can cause a variety of unusual warning signs on the body. Noticing your skin looking this way could be an early warning that your levels are too high. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins Linked to Reduced Mortality in COVID-19 Statins Linked to Reduced Mortality in COVID-19
A pooled analysis of available data suggest moderate-to-high intensity statin therapy may be beneficial in patients with COVID-19, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 28, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Cholesterol drug combinations could cut health risk for European patients
(Imperial College London) More patients could benefit from combinations of cholesterol-lowering drugs to reduce their risk of stroke and heart attacks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for the heart - the cheap capsules to avoid deadly heart disease
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to improve the health of your heart, as well as to protect against heart disease symptoms and signs. Add these cheap garlic capsules to your diet to lower your risk of high cholesterol. Should you consider speaking to a doctor about coronary heart disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Do you see this shape in your eye? Arcus senilis is a sign – what is it?
HIGH cholesterol is an extremely dangerous way to live as the condition eventually sneaks up on a person causing devastating health effects. Being able to spot the early warning signs will help to make the changes needed, sooner. If you see this shape in your eye it could signal arcus senilis and means you need to lower your levels immediately. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholesterol Levels: What You Need to Know?
Title: Cholesterol Levels: What You Need to Know?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - August 26, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Are the Causes of High Cholesterol?
Title: What Are the Causes of High Cholesterol?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - August 26, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Drink this milk every day to lower ‘bad’ cholesterol levels
HIGH cholesterol can hike your risk of having a heart attack so it is imperative to avoid it. If you are looking to reduce harmful cholesterol levels, drinking this milk may help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evinacumab Cuts LDL-C Level in Familial Hypercholesterolemia
THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2020 -- For patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, evinacumab lowers low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels, according to a study published in the Aug. 20 issue of the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study focuses on low-carb, high-fat diet effect on older populations
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Amy Goss, Ph.D., RDN, says egg consumption can be incorporated into the diet in a healthful way without adversely impacting blood cholesterol in older adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The sign in your eyes your cholesterol levels are too high
HIGH cholesterol is caused by following an unhealthy diet, and when a person experiences the following problem with their vision, it could indicate dangerously high levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low 'good' cholesterol levels found in Latin America and the Caribbean
(eLife) Low levels of HDL cholesterol, the so-called 'good' cholesterol, are the most common lipid disorder in countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, a new meta-analysis published in eLife shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is turning back the clock in aging fat cells a remedy for lifestyle diseases?
(Osaka University) Researchers from Osaka University found that lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and fatty liver are caused by age-related changes in fat cells. Loss of a protein called Rubicon in aged adipocytes allows intracellular degradation processes to kick into overdrive, disrupting normal cellular function and causing the onset of lifestyle diseases. By inhibiting this degradation and restoring a more youthful cellular environment, we may be able to prevent the onset of lifestyle diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'I can't make sense of cholesterol readings': DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: The most commonly known types of cholesterol are low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or 'bad' cholesterol) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL, or 'good'). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Will eggs send my cholesterol soaring or is it safe to eat them?
HIGH cholesterol can be lowered by making healthy dietary decisions but certain items have been debated over the years. Eggs are one such item - are they safe to eat if you have high cholesterol? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pitavastatin Effective for Lowering Lipids
MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2020 -- Pitavastatin lowers blood total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and triglycerides in a dose-dependent manner, according to a review recently published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Autism-cholesterol link
(Harvard Medical School) Study identifies genetic link between cholesterol alterations and autism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High cholesterol warning: How to reveal your risk when you walk - are you in danger?
HIGH CHOLESTEROL symptoms may be difficult to spot as it doesn't lead to any obvious warning signs. But you may need to lower your cholesterol levels - by avoiding certain foods in your diet - if you notice a sign in your legs. Do you have this pain when you walk and should you speak to a doctor about high cholesterol? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The unusual warning you may be at risk found in your eyes
HIGH cholesterol can lead to more serious health conditions, which left untreated can be life-threatening. What is the sign in the eyes to look out for and how can you naturally lower your cholesterol levels? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: One underlying health condition could be behind your high cholesterol
HIGH cholesterol is a silent danger to your health, as it puts you at risk of a heart attack. One underlying condition could be contributing to the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Two best supplements which have been proven to lower levels
HIGH cholesterol is an extremely dangerous condition with no obvious symptoms and when the condition does display signs, its often too late. Taking either of these two supplements, however, could help lower your levels and reduce your risk of serious health risks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neural correlates of the association between depression and high density lipoprotein cholesterol change - Zhang C, Yang Y, Zhu DM, Zhao W, Zhang Y, Zhang B, Wang Y, Zhu J, Yu Y.
There is evidence that major depressive disorder (MDD) is related to serum lipid level alterations. However, the neural correlates underlying this association remain poorly understood. Forty-nine patients with MDD and fifty healthy controls (HCs) underwent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

This online calculator can predict your stroke risk, study finds
(University of Virginia Health System) Doctors can predict patients' stroke risk by using an online tool that measures the severity of their metabolic syndrome, a conglomeration of conditions that includes high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels and excess body fat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Accepts Evinacumab Biologics License Application for Priority Review as a Treatment for Patients with HoFH, an Ultra-rare Inherited Form of High Cholesterol
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for Priority Review a Biologics License Application (BLA) for... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - August 13, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Accepts Evinacumab Biologics License Application for Priority Review as a Treatment for Patients with HoFH, an Ultra-rare Inherited Form of High Cholesterol
Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia affects approximately 1,300 patients in the U.S., the vast majority of whom are unable to reach target LDL-C levels with currently available therapies TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketi... Biopharmaceuticals, Cardiology, FDA Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, evinacumab, homozygous, familial hypercholesterolemia (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most Younger MI Patients Wouldn't Get Statins Under Guidelines Most Younger MI Patients Wouldn't Get Statins Under Guidelines
' The classic approach we've taken to identifying young adults for prevention is inadequate in younger adults,'said the author of a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Study Casts Doubt on Value of Cholesterol Drugs
Title: Study Casts Doubt on Value of Cholesterol DrugsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/5/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - August 5, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news