News tagged with risk of heart disease

Should everyone over 65 take a statin?

(HealthDay)—Men and women over 65 who are at risk for cardiovascular disease but don't have any known heart problems might benefit from cholesterol-lowering drugs, a new study suggests.

Aug 28, 2013
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Walking's benefits go beyond exercise

More Americans are going for a walk, a promising trend to help fight obesity and improve overall health, according to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Aug 31, 2012
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Low HDL-cholesterol—Not quantity, but quality

Many of the genes regulating the inflammation and immune response of the body are also associated with low HDL-cholesterol levels in the circulation, tells the recent study conducted at the University of ...

Apr 30, 2013
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