cholesterol

Guidelines call for more people to be put on statins

Posted in Medicine on 13th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Millions more people should be put on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to protect them against heart attacks and strokes.

Good cholesterol 'can turn nasty and clog arteries'

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Good cholesterol also has a nasty side that can increase the risk of heart attacks, according to US doctors.

Cholesterol 'fuels' breast cancer

Posted in Medicine on 1st Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

A by-product of cholesterol can fuel the deadly growth and spread of breast cancer, according to a group of scientists.