News tagged with cholesterol levels

Major study finds no evidence that statins cause cancer

In the largest and most reliable study of its type, the University of Oxford (UK) and the University of Sydney (Australia) have demonstrated that statin therapy is not a cause of increased cancer rates and deaths. The conclusions ...

dateAug 31, 2010 in Cancer
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A common cholesterol drug fights cataracts, too

Statins, a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels, have been successfully fighting heart disease for years. A new study from Tel Aviv University has now found that the same drugs cut the risks of cataracts in men ...

dateFeb 10, 2010 in Medications
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Study links cardiorespiratory fitness, stroke risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has found that men with low levels of cardiorespiratory fitness are 60 percent more likely to die of stroke than ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Health
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