Eating tofu and other isoflavone-rich plant proteins is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study published in Circulation.

Novel combinations of existing cholesterol meds and antihypertensives may reduce older patients’ risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, according to research published March 10 in PLOS One.

Online pharmacy Valisure submitted a petition to the FDA on March 2 to recall and investigate several lots of metformin, one of the most widely used diabetes drugs today, Bloomberg reports.

The diabetes drug dulaglutide—sold commercially as Trulicity—has received an expanded indication for the reduction of major adverse cardiovascular events in adults with type 2 diabetes and established CVD or CV risk factors.

The FDA has approved bempedoic acid as an adjunct to diet and maximally tolerated statin therapy for adults with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

A study published in the European Heart Journal on Feb. 18 suggests healthcare expenditures in Europe would skyrocket if local systems adopted experts’ latest guidelines for cholesterol-lowering treatment.

Many Americans who can’t afford prescription insulin for their diabetes are turning to unregulated, illegal markets for discounted products, researchers reported in JAMA Internal Medicine this month.

Research out of the Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Conn., has revealed a relationship between rosiglitazone, a type 2 diabetes drug, and heart disease.

People who begin taking antihypertensive drugs or lipid-lowerers like statins are more likely than non-initiators to become obese and physically inactive, a JAHA study has found—but they’re also more likely to quit smoking and keep their alcohol intake in check.

Another study has surfaced suggesting that meat—both processed and unprocessed—can have deleterious effects on heart health.

Patients in Massachusetts may soon be receiving “farmacy” prescriptions in lieu of traditional pharmacy scripts.

The Mediterranean diet has been eclipsed as the U.S. News & World Report’s best-ranked heart-healthy diet for the first time in a decade, nudged out of the top spot by the popular Ornish diet.