High Cholesterol

New cholesterol drugs on the horizon, researchers say

Pharmaceutical companies are in a race to debut strong cholesterol-reducing drugs specifically targeted to those who don't respond to traditional medications, cardiologists and researchers said this week.

Treatment of vascular conditions can delay or prevent Alzheimer's onset

Seniors with memory and cognitive impairments who are treated for other conditions that impact blood flow to the brain — such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes — might be able to halt development of full-blown Alzheimer's and dementia, a new study finds.