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Health 07 May 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Fish oil, anybody?

Fish oil to prevent heart disease: to take or not to take.

World 12 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

High cholesterol linked to prostate cancer risk

LONDON (Reuters) - Men with high cholesterol levels, particularly if they were detected before the age of 50, may have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer, Italian scientists said on Wednesday.

Health 26 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Shrinking plaque

Right now, the biggest news for heart patients is a recent study that shows intensive statin therapy can induce regression of atherosclerosis. B>TEE SHIAO EEK/Bfinds out what this means.

Health 26 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

The latest on coronary stents


Health 26 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

The two sources of cholesterol


Health 19 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Statin reduces heart burden

A new study indicates that intensive statin therapy may partially reverse plaque build-up in arteries.

Health 19 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

An educated opinion

The studies presented are facts with which it is difficult to argue. The interpretation and conclusions to draw from these facts are personal matters, which can vary from person to person.

World 13 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Study: Procedure beats drugs for heart flutter

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Creating circles of scar tissue in the heart worked better than drugs for treating a type of abnormal heart beat that afflicts millions, Italian researchers reported on Sunday.

Health 29 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Statins in coronary artery disease

Statins is the popular short-form name of a family of drugs called the HMG CoA reductase.

World 25 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Anti-cholesterol drugs can cut sepsis risk - study

LONDON (Reuters) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs can reduce the risk of severe infection in patients suffering from heart disease or stroke, scientists said on Wednesday.