Both virtual and in-person nutrition visits help to lower cholesterol, study finds

Written by | 13 Dec 2023

Despite an end to the national public health emergency in May 2023, the use of telehealth remains high, with over 20% of American adults taking appointments online. These visits include […]

Appropriate statin prescriptions increase sixfold with automated referrals

Written by | 22 Nov 2023

The odds of prescribing the appropriate dose of statins—a medicine used to lower “bad” cholesterol levels—increased sixfold when automated referrals were made to pharmacy services, instead of relying […]

After showing early potential, cholesterol medication fenofibrate fails to cut severe symptoms or death in COVID-19 patients

Written by | 8 Nov 2022

After showing promise in early laboratory research, the cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate had no significant effect on COVID-19 outcomes in a multicenter international randomized clinical trial led by Penn Medicine scientists. […]

Prescription’ to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol

Written by | 24 Jun 2021

A “prescription” to sit less and move more is the optimal first treatment choice for reducing mild to moderately elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol in otherwise healthy […]

Changes in how cholesterol breaks down in the body may accelerate progression of dementia

Written by | 2 Jun 2021

Study suggests that some cholesterol medications may impact signaling pathways in the brain, particularly in men The blood-brain barrier is impermeable to cholesterol, yet high blood cholesterol is […]

Cholesterol medications linked to lower cancer-related deaths in women

Written by | 9 Nov 2020

Among women with breast cancer, colorectal cancer, or melanoma, those who were taking cholesterol-lowering medications, were less likely to die from cancer, according to an analysis published in […]

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