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Trans Fats Are Still Weighing Americans Down

Trans Fats Are Still Weighing Americans Down

Provided by Darcy Spitz, American Heart Association Good news, bad news: The amount of trans fats we eat has declined over the last 30 years, but we’re still consuming more than recommended. In a study reported in the Journal of the...

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2014-10-23 23:07:59

4 Important Areas To Help Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 While some cholesterol (the “good” HDLs) is necessary for a body to run properly, too high a level of LDLs (the “bad” ones) can be detrimental to your well-being. These numbers rise when there is an increase of fatty deposits that are built up in the body’s blood vessels, which can constrict the flow of blood. This, in turn, can result in a lack of proper amounts of blood pumping to the heart,...

2014-10-21 08:32:43

DALLAS, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds EpiCast Report: Dyslipidemia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 market research of 94 pages to the Therapeutics section under Pharmaceuticals category of its online business intelligence library. To build the epidemiological forecast for the total prevalent cases of dyslipidemia in the 8MM, epidemiologists used nationally representative studies that provided the total prevalence of serum lipid disturbances (LDLc,...

2014-10-13 23:07:07

Diet Doc’s medical weight loss programs now include exclusive cholesterol diet programs that focus on reducing bad cholesterol levels through safe and rapid weight loss, healthy meal and snack plans and exclusive prescription hormone treatments Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Diet Doc knows that fad diets typically fail because they are generic and that most dieters require a unique weight loss strategy that will work for them. For this reason, Diet Doc created their prescription...

2014-10-13 12:26:51

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have created a synthetic molecule that mimics "good" cholesterol and have shown it can reduce plaque buildup in the arteries of animal models. The molecule, taken orally, improved cholesterol in just two weeks. This research, published in the October issue of Journal of Lipid Research, points scientists toward a new method for treating atherosclerosis, a condition where...

2014-10-02 12:32:17

DUBLIN, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hypercholesterolemia Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Hypercholesterolemia is defined as a condition characterized by abnormally high levels of total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol in the blood. High cholesterol levels, in turn, can lead to cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis and stroke. The normal physiological range...

2014-10-01 20:24:10

Data From Phase 3 RUTHERFORD-2 Study Show Evolocumab Significantly Reduced Mean LDL-C by 59-66 Percent Compared to Placebo in Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced The Lancet published data from two Phase 3 studies, RUTHERFORD-2 and TESLA, that showed treatment with evolocumab, a novel investigational low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)-lowering medication, resulted in...

2014-09-30 23:11:18

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Cholesterol Testing markets. Global market for Cholesterol Testing is projected to reach 2.9 billion tests by 2020, driven by the surge in health conditions such as diabetes, obesity and hypertension. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn –Cholesterol tests generally measure the level of each type of cholesterol carrier or lipoprotein in the blood. Such tests are essential since the presence of...

2014-09-22 12:31:09

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "PCSK9 and Other Novel Hypercholesterolemia Drugs" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Worldwide statistics indicate that there is a high cholesterol burden despite the presence of many cholesterol-lowering drugs in the market. Out of all the available options, statins have been ubiquitously prescribed over the last 25 years. Researchers have concluded that...

2014-09-16 23:10:26

New Line Medical has made bulky, confusing cholesterol screening supplies a thing of the past thanks to its new product: New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kits. Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 New Line Medical is proud to announce the launch of an amazing new product for corporate wellness programs and wellness events: the New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kit. “In the past, cholesterol screening was a big hassle for wellness events because...

2014-09-15 16:26:30

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTIONWorldwide statistics indicate that there is a high cholesterol burden despite the presence of many cholesterol-lowering drugs in the market. Out of all the available options, statins have been ubiquitously prescribed over the last 25 years. Researchers have concluded that reduction of plasma LDL cholesterol (LDLC) is the cornerstone of assessing heart risk. Irrespective of baseline cholesterol concentration, each mmol/L LDLC reduction...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin