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2014-02-03 23:03:44

Lab testing company offers discount on test panels on Feb. 7. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control estimates that heart disease is responsible for one in every four deaths annually in the United States. This February, to celebrate American Heart Health Month, ANY LAB TEST NOW® is encouraging Americans to Take Control Of Your Health® and come in for testing and monitoring. To further encourage Americans to get their heart health checked, ANY...

2014-01-30 16:26:43

RUTHERFORD-2 Study Meets Co-Primary Endpoints of LDL Cholesterol Reduction THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 RUTHERFORD-2 (RedUction of LDL-C with PCSK9 InhibiTion in HEteRozygous Familial HyperchOlesteRolemia Disorder Study-2) trial evaluating evolocumab in combination with statins and other lipid-lowering therapies in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) met its co-primary...

2014-01-27 10:30:58

Dysfunctional version of normally protective protein that makes HDL found to promote inflammation and coronary artery disease Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered the process by which high-density lipoprotein (HDL) – the so-called "good cholesterol" – becomes dysfunctional, loses its cardio-protective properties, and instead promotes inflammation and atherosclerosis, or the clogging and hardening of the arteries. Their research was published online today in the journal Nature...

2014-01-22 10:31:44

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designs HDL nanoparticle to deliver statin medication inside inflamed blood vessels to prevent repeat heart attacks and stroke Up to 30 percent of heart attack patients suffer a new heart attack because cardiologists are unable to control inflammation inside heart arteries — the process that leads to clots rupturing and causing myocardial infarction or stroke. But a report in Nature Communications by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai...

2014-01-22 08:29:20

Sterol/Stanol Softgels Offer a Convenient Way to Improve Cholesterol Levels NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A research study published this month in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics demonstrates the effectiveness of a sterol/stanol ester softgel capsule for lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in individuals with high cholesterol levels. Plant sterols and stanols occur naturally in plant-based foods and have been shown to decrease...

2014-01-20 23:03:55

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Designs HDL Nanoparticle to Deliver Statin Medication Inside Inflamed Blood Vessels to Prevent Repeat Heart Attacks and Stroke New York, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Up to 30 percent of heart attack patients suffer a new heart attack because cardiologists are unable to control inflammation inside heart arteries — the process that leads to clots rupturing and causing myocardial infarction or stroke. But a report in Nature Communications by Icahn...

2014-01-09 23:26:51

The new “Blood Circulation Improving Tips” article readers on the website Vkool.com covers tips on how to improve blood circulation safely. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The new “Blood Circulation Improving Tips” report on the site Vkool.com delivers useful ways on how to improve blood circulation that help people strengthen their physical health naturally. At the beginning of the article, the author reveals to people major causes of poor blood circulation, such as...

2014-01-08 23:27:42

Beat Cholesterol In 30 Days designed by Scott Davis is the latest program that teaches people how to manage their hypercholesterolemia quickly and naturally. Is the Beat Cholesterol In 30 Days review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is found in the fats or lipids in people’s blood. When people have high cholesterol levels, they may develop fatty deposits in their blood vessels. Having...

Cholesterol To Treat Alzheimers
2013-12-31 13:46:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the online journal JAMA Neurology said they found a new approach to lowering the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease. University of California (UC), Davis researchers discovered that high levels of 'good' cholesterol and low levels of 'bad' cholesterol are correlated with lower levels of amyloid plaque disposition in the brain, which is an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease. “Our study shows that both higher...

2013-12-26 23:04:50

The new “Heart Healthy Foods” article created by My Nguyen on the website Healthreviewcenter.com gives people nutrition advice for a healthy heart. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 The new “Heart Healthy Foods” article penned by My Nguyen on Healthreviewcenter.com delivers nutrition tips on how to improve heart health naturally and quickly. This writing is specifically designed for those people who want to protect their cardiovascular system without using any kind of drugs or...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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