Researchers have discovered how 'good cholesterol' can turn 'bad' US researchers have discovered the process by which high-density lipoprotein (HDL) — the so-called “good cholesterol”...

Genes in mitochondria, the “powerhouses” that turn sugar into energy in human cells, shape a person’s risk for heart disease and diabetes, according to a study from researchers at the University...

The European Commission (EC) has updated its regulations for foods designed to help consumers lower cholesterol, introducing mandatory labelling that make it clear that these kinds of foods are not intended...

A third of Australians have “unmanaged” high blood cholesterol, and one in five adults with diabetes do not know they have the condition, according to the results of a biomedical survey for chronic...

Missing breakfast may increase the risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart disease, according to a new study published on 22 July 2013 in the American Heart Association Journal ‘Circulation’....

Creating and promoting foods that contain natural inhibitors of unhealthy angiogenesis – the formation of blood vessels that feed and promote disease, obesity and inflammation – is the “new frontier...

Consuming canola oil instead of other fats could have health benefits and help consumers comply with expert dietary fat recommendations, according to a new review of scientific studies from the last 25...

The nutrient L-carnitine, which is found in red meat and used as a dietary supplement, is associated with cardiovascular disease in people and causes cardiovascular disease in mice, according to a new...

In a groundbreaking speech this week, a representative of the National Heart Foundation of Australia  told a national conference of planning professionals that agricultural land around Australian cities...

The answer to a longer life may be right under our noses: a morning caffeine kick. In a new study in Vascular Medicine, published by SAGE, researchers investigating cardiovascular health found that a cup...