Decreased risk of colorectal cancer linked with higher selenium levels

By David McNamee Medical News Today A new study published in the International Journal of Cancer finds that higher levels of selenium are associated with a...

Low cholesterol not a good sign for patients with kidney cancer

Written by Catharine Paddock PhD Medical News Today New research adds yet another twist to the increasingly complex story surrounding cholesterol and health. It would seem that...

Study: Statin and Antibody Combo Lowered Very High Cholesterol

By Don Rauf (dailyRx News) For many patients, statins have been an effective therapy for reducing high levels of cholesterol. For some with very high...

Kidney Health May Suffer In Older Patients Taking A Common Cholesterol...

Medicalnews today. Older patients taking a common cholesterol medication should be cautious of the impact on their kidney health. In a new study by Dr. Amit Garg,...

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Reduce Mortality For Influenza Patients

Medical News Today Statins, traditionally known as cholesterol-lowering drugs, may reduce mortality among patients hospitalized with influenza, according to a new study released online by...

Potential Breast Cancer Prevention Agent Found To Lower Levels Of ‘Good’...

Exemestane steadily lowered levels of "good" cholesterol in women taking the agent as part of a breast cancer prevention study, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center....

Cholesterol Lowering By Statins May Be Affected By Gut Bacteria

Medicalnews today Statins can be effective at lowering cholesterol, but they have a perplexing tendency to work for some people and not others. Gut bacteria may...