Do Low-LDL Levels Contribute to Higher Risk of Hemorrhagic Stroke?

In April, 2019, new research from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, reported that women with low-LDL levels below 100 mg/dl may be more at risk of hemorrhagic (bleeding) stroke. This less common type of stroke than ischemic stroke is more difficult to treatRead …

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New Study Shows Certain Food Combinations Lower LDL-C as Well as Statins

Seventy million Americans are eligible to take cholesterol-lowering statins. Yet as many as 20% of outpatients receiving HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) experience treatment reluctance because of side effects. This leaves a large population at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). One solution is foods to reduce LDL-C. A study, presentedRead …

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