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Stories with subject: Cholesterol
  • Studies find new drugs greatly lower cholesterol 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 6:50 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A new class of experimental medicines can dramatically lower cholesterol, raising hopes of a fresh option for people who can't tolerate or don't get enough help from Lipitor and other statin drugs that have been used for this for decades.

  • Study finds many preteens have high cholesterol 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 10:03 am
  • There's fresh evidence that a lot of young people could be headed for heart trouble. A large study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested during routine physical exams.