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5 Foods That Can Lower Cholesterol
There are some things about our health that we can't control, but if you take control of your diet, you can control more health factors than you might think — including your cholesterol.
Controlling Cholesterol
Looking to protect your heart health? Check out these five tips for managing your cholesterol.
New Rx May Lower Cholesterol in 2 Doses Per Year
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to lower cholesterol in just two doses per year.
Blood Fats May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk
Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men, and cholesterol may promote its growth. Even after prostate surgery, those with high blood fat levels may have a greater risk of the cancer returning, new research suggests.
Cholesterol Rx May Give Men's Love Life a Lift
For older men with narrowing of arteries or other heart health risk factors, statins may be prescribed to lower cholesterol. The medication may add an unexpected boost in the bedroom as well.
Cholesterol Meds May Lower Cancer Deaths
Cholesterol lowering medications called statins are among the most commonly prescribed medicines in the US. New research is suggesting these medications may lower more than cholesterol in prostate cancer patients.
Rx to Stop Heart Disease Before it Starts
Preventing heart disease can be easier and less expensive than treating it. For people with high cholesterol, there are ways to prevent heart disease and keep those tickers healthy for years.
Sugary Drinks Linked to Heart Disease in Men
Are you drawn to drinking sugar-sweetened beverages daily? It may not be doing any favors for your heart. A recent study found that men who drink just one sugary beverage a day are at a heightened heart disease risk.
How Reliable a Link?
Though men who have vascular erectile dysfunction appear to be at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, that doesn't mean ED alone should be considered a risk factor.
Weekly Exercise Cuts Men's Heart Risks
A key to reducing the risk of heart attacks in men may be engaging in vigorous exercise for at least three hours a week. A new study suggests that reduces their heart attack risk by 22 percent.