A study linked irregular sleeping habits to the increased risk of metabolic disorders, including obesity and high blood sugar. An hour of variability in time for bed and time for sleep can raise the risk to up to 27 percent.
Public Health June 7, 2019
In mice study, an experimental vaccine that lowers cholesterol led to less narrowing of the arteries and reduced markers of blood inflammation. What makes the vaccine different from currently available medications for decreasing cholesterol levels?
Medicine June 20, 2017
A drug showed promise in lowering bad cholesterol levels and increasing good cholesterol levels. Though the effects on cholesterol are promising, it has no effect in reducing the risk of stroke and heart attack.
Life April 5, 2016
Eating an egg a day and high intake of dietary cholesterol do not raise cardiovascular disease risk. This goes true even in individuals who are genetically predisposed to experience more impact of dietary cholesterol.
Life February 12, 2016
Praluent could soon help patients with high cholesterol, as the drug has received FDA approval. However, this new treatment method also comes at a hefty cost.
Life July 26, 2015
Eczema is more than just a skin problem. For people with this condition, the health problems go far beyond the skin.
Life January 17, 2015
High cholesterol levels can increase odds for heart disease, stroke and early death but a new drug has shown promise in reducing the risks. In clinical trial, the Alirocumab drug was shown to reduce bad cholesterol to less than the levels of a baby.
Life December 8, 2014
An experimental cholesterol-lowering drug called Alirocumab from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals significantly reduced bad cholesterol levels in four ongoing trials. An analysis also showed the drug could reduce risks for premature death, stroke, heart attack and hospitalization.
Life September 2, 2014
A new drug called Evolocumab is found to lower LDL cholesterol levels in conjunction with statins. If further studies show that it can lower the risk of heart disease, more patients on statin may be able to benefit from it.
Life May 15, 2014
A new study reveals that raised levels of cholesterol increase breast cancer risk in women.
Life December 2, 2013
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