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High cholesterol may delay parenthood

When prospective parents have high cholesterol levels, it takes longer to conceive compared to those with lower cholesterol levels, according to a new study.

Boland town cuts cholesterol by 24% in 21 days

Could you have high cholesterol and not know it? Residents of a small town in the Western Cape have shown the nation that it's possible to reduce your cholesterol count by 24% in 21 days.

New cholesterol drug has fewer side effects

There is new hope for those who cannot tolerate statins. Evolocumab is part of a new class of drugs which suppress a gene involved with cholesterol regulation in the liver.

Statins reduce gum inflammation

The statin medications you take for your heart may have an unexpected side benefit: they help reduce inflammation of the gums.

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