News tagged with high cholesterol

High blood cholesterol is overlooked

High blood cholesterol, a serious hereditary disease, is far more common than previously recognised and not treated sufficiently. This is shown in new research from the University of Copenhagen and Herlev ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Nationwide study examines common heart procedures

(HealthDay)—Risk factors for heart disease—such as being overweight, having high cholesterol levels and smoking—are common in patients who undergo angioplasty and stent procedures to open blocked coronary ...

Oct 18, 2012
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Cochrane Review finds no benefit from routine health checks

Carrying out general health checks does not reduce deaths overall or from serious diseases like cancer and heart disease, according to Cochrane researchers. The researchers, who carried out a systematic review on the subject ...

Oct 16, 2012
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