Amy Norton has been a medical journalist since 1999. She was a staff writer and editor for Physician's Weekly and Reuters Health, and has written on health and medicine for MSNBC, The Scientist, Prevention and HealthDay. When she's not writing, she is teaching yoga.
Statins remain the standard of care for most people with high cholesterol levels. But for others at high risk, it is reasonable to consider a PCSK9 inhibitor.
Coronary artery disease patients who followed a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to die prematurely or suffer a heart attack or stroke, research has found.