Monash University has launched the world's largest study to look at whether statins – used to lower cholesterol - can help people live longer, healthier lives.
Statins are a hugely popular drug class used to manage blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. Previous studies had raised questions about adverse behavioral changes with statins, such as irritability ...
Hantaviruses use cholesterol in cell walls to gain access into cells and infect humans, according to laboratory research published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
Nearly half of Hispanic adults were unaware they have high cholesterol, and less than a third receive any kind of cholesterol treatment, in a new study in Journal of the American Heart Association.
People have evolved to be smarter and taller than their predecessors, a study of populations around the world suggests.