People at high risk of type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop the disease if they take statins over a long period of time, according to a study.
Scientists say some people who have muscle aches when taking statins for cholesterol could blame their genes not the medication.
Most of us should probably be eating more oily fish - but what's so special about it?
Nuts are far more than just a handy, bar snack or salty nibble. Eating nuts may well be good for your heart.
If you think about saturated fats, the usual suspects like butter, lard, cream, fast foods, pies, pastries and fatty meats all spring to mind, but there are some surprising foods that may raise your cholesterol.
There are plenty of studies showing the health benefits of including oats in your diet. Get the facts here
Cholesterol can be quite confusing to get your head around. It can be bad - but we need some of it. get the facts from the experts here.
As part of your healthy diet you may want to include foods fortified with plant stanols and sterols, which actively help to reduce blood cholesterol levels.
Fibre can protect our hearts and lower our cholesterol levels. Yet most people in the UK aren't getting enough of it.
BootsWebMD brings you new ideas for low-cholesterol diet options.
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