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10 Top Questions About Lowering Your Cholesterol

Learn how to keep your cholesterol in check to help prevent high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, even the risk of stroke.

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The Best Ways to Lower Triglycerides

Getting your triglycerides back into a healthy range often requires a one-two punch: healthier habits plus medication. We'll walk you through your options.

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Hypothyroid With High Cholesterol? You Don’t Have to Be

If you are hypothyroid and have high cholesterol, treating your underactive thyroid could resolve your cholesterol problems. Find out what your cholesterol levels should be, and the best treatment options.

Statins May Cut Heart Attacks in Intermediate-Risk Patients

Statins May Cut Heart Attacks in Intermediate-Risk Patients

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may benefit patients at intermediate risk for a heart attack, a large study has found.

Should You Take Statins in Your 80s?

Should You Take Statins in Your 80s?

Statins may reduce the risk of heart attacks in people over 75, but these medications have potentially dangerous side effects.

The Latest Medications to Lower LDL

The Latest Medications to Lower LDL

Today’s drug research is informed by genomic advances that are contributing to the creation of personalized therapies for many disorders, including high LDL,

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Should You Be Taking a Statin?

These four high-risk groups are most likely to benefit from statin therapy.

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5 Statin Side Effects to Know About

Statin medications lower “bad” cholesterol and help ward off heart disease. But the drugs may also have other wide-ranging and sometimes negative effects.