Olive oil could help reduce heart disease: Study

Almost everyone is fond of olives, be it on your favourite pizza, sandwich or salad. Not only do they taste good but are loaded with a number of health benefits.

Omega-6 fatty acids help you get rid of 'bad' cholesterol

A new research has revealed that "bad" LDL cholesterol can be lowered by supplementing the diet with omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids.

New method to treat bad cholesterol effectively

Those worried over how to reduce bad cholesterol for a healthy cardiovascular life, here comes a new and effective strategy for cholesterol treatment.

Amgen cholesterol drug appears safe, cut LDL 52 percent at 1 year: Study

Amgen Inc`s experimental heart medicine from a closely watched new class of drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors lowered "bad" LDL cholesterol 52 percent after one year with no major increase in serious adverse side effects compared with standard drugs, such as statins, according to data from a study.

Weight loss surgery may `reverse aging` on cellular level

A new study has suggested that bariatric or weight loss surgery may not only help obese people keep the weight off, but also it may actually reverse the effects of aging.

Pre-Pregnancy high cholesterol likelier to get passed on to children

A new research has revealed that if a mother had high LDL ("bad") cholesterol prior to a pregnancy, her children are almost five times as likely to also have high LDL cholesterol as adults.

Higher doses of statins best against cholesterol

Treatment with higher doses of statins is usually the best way of lowering cholesterol levels

Over-the-counter pills `can halve heart disease risk`

a combination of two over-the-counter drugs could help fight heart disease and reduce deaths by half.