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World 20 Feb 2015 | 8:59 PM Premium

Cholesterol no longer a concern: US experts

MIAMI: More butter, anyone? A warning against eating foods high in cholesterol is no longer included in the US government’s draft dietary guidelines for Americans, representing a major shift in policy, officials said Thursday.

Nation 10 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Khoo's 'Cholesterol Journey' takes him Over the Rainbow

KUALA LUMPUR: Prominent cardiologist Datuk Dr Khoo Kah Lin, who has given 40 years to cholesterol research, said that when he reflects back on his life, he thinks of Dorothy in the fantasy adventure, The Wizard of Oz.

Nation 24 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cholesterol the biggest worry

KUALA LUMPUR: Cholesterol was a common worry among the attendees of FitForLife KL 2017, the nation’s largest health and wellness fair.

Nation 19 May 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cholesterol facts

CHOLESTEROL is a soft, waxy substance found in your bloodstream and all cells in your body. Some cholesterol is made in the liver and some ingested. Cholesterol is often linked to bad health effects such as heart attack and stroke.

World 03 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

FEATURE - Kids with cholesterol take statins like mom, dad

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cholesterol is making inroads in kindergartens on piles of pizza and burgers, and children as young as 10 are taking statin drugs along with their vitamins to stay healthy.

Nation 04 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

IJN: Cholesterol management lowers heart attack risk

KUALA LUMPUR: Debunking the belief that statins have no effect on cardiovascular disease, a senior consultant cardiologist has advised those with high cholesterol and coronary heart disease to take the drug to lower blood cholesterol.

World 30 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cholesterol seen tied to heart disease, not stroke

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers aiming to establish whether high cholesterol raises the risk of stroke said on Thursday they were baffled by findings indicating lower cholesterol levels were not linked to reduced stroke deaths.

World 11 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

UK team finds new genetic link to high cholesterol

LONDON (Reuters) - A British team has found a new genetic link with high cholesterol and said the finding could lead to better screening and new drugs for the condition, which raises the risk of heart disease.

World 17 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Mid-life high cholesterol raises Alzheimer's risk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - High cholesterol levels in your 40s may raise the chance of developing Alzheimer's disease decades later, according to a study underscoring the importance of health factors in middle age on risk for the brain ailment.

World 01 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

'Good' cholesterol may protect memory, study finds

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Middle-aged people with low levels of so-called good cholesterol may be at higher risk for memory decline that could foreshadow Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, European researchers said on Monday.