Tag Archives: Cholesterol

New cholesterol guidelines for heart health: What you need to know

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. A group of physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the American Heart Association have released updated guidelines on managing cholesterol to minimize the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death. The new guidelines advocate for more aggressive treatment with statin therapy and getting LDL… Read More »

Amgen cuts price of cholesterol drug by almost 60%, echoing rival's move

Biotech giant Amgen is lowering the price of its cholesterol medicine Repatha by almost 60 percent, following a similar move from its competitor, after both drugs failed to meet sales expectations. The new price of the medicine will be $ 5,850 per year, Amgen said in a statement Wednesday. That’s down from an annual price… Read More »

Keeping It Cool With Your Cholesterol Posted By : Marisha Kelly

Lowering Cholesterol Naturally for a Healthy Heart You’ve heard of the good cholesterol and the bad cholesterol, but understanding each and knowing the difference can help you become heart-healthy. Where some cholesterol is produced naturally by our bodies, other forms of cholesterol are drawn from our daily diets. Recognized as the good cholesterol, healthy levels… Read More »