New guidelines on heart health that sparked fierce debate among US cardiologists last fall could lead 12.8 million more Americans to take cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, US researchers said.
The new estimate would mean 56 milli
New US guidelines on heart health that favour potent statins may threaten future use, or even approval, of a hot new class of experimental cholesterol drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors that have been billed as potential blockbuster treatments, said
Blood pressure (BP), diabetes and high cholesterol are key health problems faced by labourers in Bahrain, according to organisers of medical camps.
'Doctors and nurses that have screened thousands of workers so far have found that majo
Green tea, taken in a capsule or drunk in a cup, may shave a few points off "bad" cholesterol readings, according to a US study involving more than a thousand people.
The findings, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Associat
An experimental heart drug from Eli Lilly and Co dramatically boosted levels of "good" cholesterol and appeared to be safe, according to data from a clinical trial.
The report provides new hope for a class of medicines with a troubled past
An experimental drug from Roche, a Swiss global healthcare company, designed to raise "good" HDL cholesterol has produced encouraging results in a small mid-stage clinical trial.
Further details about the performance of dalcetrapib will be
Patients across the Gulf who are at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease need more aggressive treatment for high cholesterol, according to medical experts.
This was the view presented at the region’s first-ever Physicians Academy
More than half of the population in the Gulf states suffers from abnormal cholesterol levels, increasing risk of heart diseases, a quarter has high blood pressure and 15 -25 per cent have diabetes, said a study.
These numbers coupled with
Roche Holding's experimental drugs to treat melanoma and raise 'good' HDL cholesterol could transform treatment of cancer and heart disease, its chief executive said.
In an interview, Severin Schwan said its drug desi
A traditional Emirati restaurant in Dubai has added a new entree to its menu billed as a fat-free choice for carnivorous but health-conscious diners: the Camel Burger.
For Dh20 ($5.45), the Local House restaurant offers a quarter pound cam