Evidence from a new study in mouse models shows that increasing the level of functional ‘good’ cholesterol may help reverse atherosclerosis in diabetes.

New research finds that the levels of remnant cholesterol, also called ‘ugly’ cholesterol, are much higher than researchers previously believed.

Dietary cholesterol is the cholesterol a person gets from the foods they eat. These include most animal products. Learn about the new recommendations about how much cholesterol and fat to consume here.

New research in a large sample of participants finds that too little low-density lipoprotein cholesterol correlates with a higher risk of bleeding stroke.

High cholesterol levels can increase a person’s risk of heart disease. Natural ways to lower cholesterol include replacing trans fats and saturated fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, eating more soluble fiber, and exercising regularly. Learn more here.

Recent findings suggest that women with low levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol — or ‘bad cholesterol’ — have a heightened bleeding stroke risk.

A recent study takes a look at how adding cottonseed oil to a high-fat diet impacts a person’s levels of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol, among other factors.

Fasting before taking a cholesterol test used to be standard practice. Now, some doctors recommend that people do not fast before taking the test. Here, learn more about when people should fast before a cholesterol test, how long to fast for, and what the test results mean.

A network meta-analysis of 55 studies suggests that safflower, rape, sunflower, and other seed oils are the best vegetable oils for improving cholesterol.

A new study challenges the long-held belief that low-density lipoprotein cholesterol causes heart disease, and that statins benefit cardiovascular health.