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cholesterol


‘Cholesterol complacency’ call to action For the first time in nearly a decade, new data highlights the potential extent of the cholesterol problem among high-risk patents costing the economy $1.5 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Statin associated lower cancer risk and related mortality in patients with heart failure Patients with heart failure (HF) have …

Just how much benefit is there in giving statins for secondary prevention for those 80 and over? wonders Ben Basger Do you have patients taking statins who have aged into …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Understanding Cholesterol Therapy: An Update for Community Pharmacists Elevated total and LDL cholesterol predispose patients to an increased risk …

People with already low levels of LDL-cholesterol may benefit from drug therapy to lower it even further, new research suggests The US research, published in JAMA, pooled the results of …

Louis Roller takes a look at cholesterol, its types and the risks posed by LDL-C Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is carried around the body in the blood. The …

Do Aussies take statins to compensate for unhealthy dietary choices? Contrary to popular belief and the results of previous international research, Monash University researchers have shown that statins are not …

Statins could be linked to a lowered risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to US researchers An analysis of US Medicare data suggests that high use of statins could be associated …

World-first results: Researchers have found a drug combination that reduces coronary atherosclerosis more effectively than statins alone In an Australian-led multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised clinical trial, researchers have discovered that a …

Should health professionals consider the cholesterol-lowering benefits of a vegan diet? writes Oscar Klass Between July 2014 and June 2015, lipid modifying agents were the second most commonly dispensed class …

Researchers have discovered a link between cholesterol-reducing drugs and a lowered risk of dying from cancer In a 14-year study of nearly one million patients, UK researchers found those with cancer …

Two Australian organisations will work together to develop a new four-in-one tablet, designed to reduce the impact of heart disease and stroke Bupa Australia and The George Institute for Global Health have …