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2010-03-26 13:19:12

A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may give men a way to combat high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed into their daily diet.

2010-03-11 09:58:58

Small study shows eprotirome decreases LDL cholesterol as much as doubling statin dose.

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2010-01-22 07:45:00

According to the CDC, one in five teens in the US — and more than 40 percent of obese teens — have abnormal cholesterol.

2009-12-23 08:30:22

High-density lipoprotein (HDL), known as “good” cholesterol, isn’t as protective for people with type 2 diabetes.

2009-11-20 16:59:55

Common genetic contributions to plasma lipoprotein profile determined by large scale, genome-wide genetic analysis.

2009-11-12 11:14:47

A new study from the University of Warwick has discovered taking too much of the essential mineral selenium in your diet can increase your cholesterol by almost 10%.

2009-11-11 17:03:48

Lipid assessment in vascular disease can be simplified by measuring either total and HDL cholesterol levels or apolipoproteins, without the need to fast and without regard to triglyceride levels.

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2009-10-27 12:36:38

Millions of people around the world use medicines based on statins to lower their blood cholesterol, but new research from the University of Gothenburg, published in the prestigious journal PNAS, shows that statins may also be effective in the treatment of cancer.

2009-08-21 08:26:09

Cholesterol can affect the flow of the electrical currents that generate the heart beat, according to a study from two UBC cardiovascular researchers funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.