TUESDAY, March 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A knee or hip joint replacement may provide a surprising benefit: better heart health.
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Apparent problems with an online risk calculator, released last week along with new cholesterol guidelines, prompted one expert Monday to suggest implementation of the guidelines be postponed.
Cholesterol has long been seen as a villain for heart health, but our understanding of this beast is changing. New recommendations suggest that risk factors should determine who should receive drugs called statins to lower cholesterol levels, and who should simply make lifestyle changes to combat the problem.