Category: cholesterol

Statins Pose Diabetes Risk for Older Women

One of the blockbuster pharmaceutical products is statins, a class of drugs that lower cholesterol. This obviously addresses an important health issue, but there are downsides to these drugs as well. One example of the...

Boosting Good Cholesterol

Talk about cardiovascular health, and cholesterol quickly becomes one of the major topics. As most people know, cholesterol has been a culprit in heart disease because of its role in arterial plaque. But, what...

High Cholesterol may Lead to Osteoarthritis

While the title of this article may be a little simplistic, the researchers who published in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, did find that increasing the intake of cholesterol (in rats) created dysfunctional...