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Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors

Yoga has long been believed to improve overall health, but a growing body of evidence shows the ancient practice may also help the heart, a new review finds.
Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health

Older blacks are still faring worse than whites in the United States when it comes to managing heart disease and diabetes, a new study finds.
Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications

Text reminders improve the chances that patients will stick with their medication regimen, a new study finds.
Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study

Taking a statin to lower your cholesterol may raise your risk of developing cataracts, Canadian researchers report.
Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds

The cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins have been touted by some as capable of reducing the risk for broken bones. But, it appears that's not the case, a new study finds.
Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption

Children, like adults, should avoid too much fat and cholesterol in their diets.
Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines

Most older Americans qualify for treatment with cholesterol-lowering statins under new guidelines intended to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke, a new study shows.
Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults

Overweight or obese women who get pregnant are much more likely to have a child who suffers from heart disease as an adult, new research suggests.
Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports

An experimental antibody drug could prove effective at lowering LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels for patients who have side effects with cholesterol-lowering statin medications.
Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk

Driving "bad" LDL cholesterol down to extremely low levels with a combination drug appears to significantly reduce heart attacks and strokes in high-risk patients with clogged arteries, a new study found.

 

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