Specific gene links statins to muscle pain

Carrying a specific gene could explain why some people who take statins might suffer from muscle aches, researchers have discovered. The cholesterol-lowering drugs are often...

Music festival to raise funds for type 1 diabetes research

A music festival dedicated to raising money for research into type 1 diabetes in children is set to take place in Wiltshire this weekend. The...

Eating low-fat could increase risk of early death, major new study...

A major new study has found that eating a low-fat diet could raise the risk of early death by 28 per cent. Research published in...

Effects of CETPi cholesterol drugs may depend on genetic variants

A new study, presented at the 2017 European Society of Cardiology Congress, assessed the efficacy of new lipid-lowering drugs called cholesteryl ester transfer protein...