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2013-12-01 23:03:40

The new “14 ways to prevent heart disease” article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers useful tips that help people reduce the risk of heart disease naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 The new “14 ways to prevent heart disease” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com delivers to people helpful tips on how to prevent heart attacks and strokes effectively. This article is suitable for those who want to strengthen their heart and cardiovascular system fast....

Breast Cancer Risk From High Cholesterol
2013-11-30 04:57:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered a byproduct of cholesterol that functions similarly to the hormone estrogen and stimulates the growth and spread of common forms of breast cancer cells. Encouragingly, researchers also found that certain anti-cholesterol drugs, like statins, seem to reduce the harmful effects of the estrogen-like molecule. The researchers caution, however, that the study's findings are still early in their development....

2013-11-25 16:47:29

The gene can increase levels of triglyceride fats in blood, which may contribute to risk of heart disease and other disorders Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have found that a genetic variation that is linked to increased levels of triglycerides -- fats in the blood associated with disorders such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and stroke -- is far more common than previously believed and disproportionally affects people of African ancestry. Investigators say their...

Statins Negatively Interact With Other Meds
2013-11-25 16:05:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from a team of American researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology has found undesirable drug interactions with statins are causing many to discontinue using the cholesterol-lowering drugs. Many drugs are known to add to a common side effect of taking statins – muscle pain. The pain often pushes patients to discontinue using the lifesaving, cholesterol-lowering drugs. While these undesirable...

2013-11-24 23:00:17

Crunch Cholesterol designed by Colin Carmichael is a new book that covers detailed instructions on how to reduce high cholesterol levels effortlessly. A detailed Crunch Cholesterol overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Cholesterol is a type of fat (lipid) in their blood. If people have too much cholesterol, it starts to build up in their arteries (blood vessels). The buildup of cholesterol narrows their arteries and...

2013-11-21 13:53:03

Obesity and diabetes have become a global epidemic leading to severe cardiovascular disease. Researchers at the University of Utah believe their recent identification of brown fat stem cells in adult humans may lead to new treatments for heart and endocrine disorders, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Stem Cells. The study was led by Amit N. Patel, M.D. M.S., director of Clinical Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering, and associate professor in the...

AHA Controversy Statins Recommendations
2013-11-19 14:50:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last week, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) made significant waves when they released a set of recommendations for healthcare providers that suggested 33 million more Americans could benefit from cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins. This week, those recommendations are being called into question as a pair of Harvard Medical School professors published a report in the journal The...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.