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Cholesterol Guidelines Updated
2013-11-13 11:38:29

[ Watch the Video: Statins Should Be Prescribed To More People ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cholesterol-lowering drugs should be prescribed to about 33 million more Americans, according to new guidelines for healthcare providers recently released by a joint committee from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. The new guidelines said those without cardiovascular disease, but who have a 7.5 percent or higher risk for a heart attack...

2013-11-08 23:20:23

Containing a blend of health-boosting herbs, NuVitality‘s Pure White Mulberry Supplement naturally lowers blood sugar and blocks cholesterol buildup in arteries. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Heart disease and diabetes are two of the most prevalent maladies in modern society, and there are many prescription drugs on the market to artificially lower cholesterol and chemically replace sugar in food. Now there is an all-natural White Mulberry Leaf Extract supplement from...

2013-10-25 10:35:02

For those suffering from cardiovascular disease, pharmaceutical or surgical interventions are sometimes the only way to improve their health. While lifestyle changes alone won’t help in those situations, doctors as Baylor College of Medicine say that making healthy choices should still be a cornerstone of reducing the risk for development of cardiovascular disease. “In some cases, lifestyle changes can help eliminate the need for pharmacologic therapy to treat certain risk factors such...

Study Challenges Risk Of Saturated Fats
2013-10-25 10:50:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The cardiovascular risk of eating butter, cheese, red meat and other foods high in saturated fat has been overstated, and the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins are being overprescribed, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal. Study author Aseem Malhotra, and interventional cardiology specialist registrar at Croydon University Hospital in London, wrote that while “the...

2013-10-17 16:57:00

Researchers find 5-fold increase in high cholesterol risk What leads to high cholesterol? Your genes and lifestyle factors may not explain it all. A study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress has connected some of the risk for high cholesterol in adults to their mother's cholesterol levels before she even became pregnant. The key finding: if a mother had high LDL ("bad") cholesterol prior to a pregnancy, her children are almost five times as likely to also have high...

2013-10-15 11:59:29

Researchers from the CNIC and the CSIC publish their findings in EMBO Molecular Medicine Researchers of the Spanish research council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) and the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have discovered that inhibiting the protein Rcan1 in mice reduces the burden of atherosclerosis, one of the commonest cardiovascular diseases. The results of their study, published in the prestigious journal EMBO Molecular Medicine,...

2013-10-07 12:11:15

Open collaboration among global genetic researchers, coordinated by U-M team, provides strong foundation for further research A global hunt for genes that influence heart disease risk has uncovered 157 changes in human DNA that alter the levels of cholesterol and other blood fats – a discovery that could lead to new medications. Each of the changes points to genes that can modify levels of cholesterol and other blood fats and are potential drug targets. Many of the changes point to...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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