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2013-06-19 16:26:29

Journal of Clinical Lipidology paper reports managing to an LDL-P target can help lower the direct and indirect costs associated with cardiovascular events RALEIGH, N.C., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LipoScience, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPDX), a diagnostic company pioneering a new field of personalized nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) diagnostics to advance the quality of patient care in cardiovascular, metabolic and other diseases, today announced the online publication of data in the...

2013-06-19 11:08:46

Daniel Perlman '68 solves phytosterol dispersability problem Senior Brandeis research scientist Daniel Perlman ´68 has discovered a way to make phytosterol molecules from plants dispersible in beverages and foods that are consumed by humans, potentially opening the way to dramatic reductions in human cholesterol levels. A U.S. patent (number 8,460,738) on the new process and composition was issued on June 11. Phytosterols in plants and cholesterol molecules in animals are highly...

2013-06-17 23:18:24

When it comes to heart disease, myths and misconceptions abound. Believing in and following these can increase the chances of having a heart attack. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Knowledge about heart disease changes quickly, but our beliefs don't always keep up. As a result, misconceptions abound. The June 2013 issue of the Harvard Heart Letter addresses ten commonly held but mistaken, ideas about heart disease. For example, many people believe that everyone with heart disease should...

2013-06-17 23:18:11

Elevated cholesterol is largely preventable and treatable. Diet Doc's professionally designed, nutrient rich prescription diet plans support healthy cholesterol levels resulting in a reduced risk of heart attack and stroke. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 The University of Rochester reports on the clear link between obesity and elevated cholesterol, a major risk factor for the development of heart disease. Cholesterol, used to build healthy cells and some hormones, is found in every...

2013-06-13 23:01:00

Father's Day, on Sunday, June 16, is an excellent opportunity to help dad avoid a devastating heart attack or stroke. SHAPE recommends arranging for a simple, inexpensive cardiovascular scan by calling your doctor or a SHAPE Certified Physician in your area at: http://www.shapesociety.org/locator/store_locator.php. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Since last Father's Day, almost 500,000 American men have died due to a sudden heart attack or stroke, leaving behind emotionally and...

2013-06-05 08:29:19

New Online Resource - www.LowerMyTrigs.com - Helps Patients Understand Triglycerides and Talk with Their Doctors About Management of High Triglyceride Levels MADISON, N.J., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Although managing high levels of triglycerides, or fats in the bloodstream, can be important for cardiovascular health, a new survey shows that most Americans have little understanding of these fats and the importance of managing them appropriately. The survey, conducted by Fairleigh...

2013-06-03 23:24:14

Crunch Cholesterol created by Colin Carmichael is a newly updated high cholesterol treatment program that provides people with step-by-step instructions on how to lower cholesterol naturally. A full Crunch Cholesterol review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Crunch Cholesterol created by Colin Carmichael is a newly updated high cholesterol treatment program that provides people with step-by-step instructions on how to lower...

2013-06-03 08:26:25

New Scientific Literature Review Documents Canola Oil's Health Benefits WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A comprehensive review of scientific evidence shows that consuming canola oil instead of other fat sources enhances health and can help consumers comply with expert dietary fat recommendations. Studies conducted over the past 25 years about the health effects of canola oil, analyzed in the June 2013 peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Reviews, confirm canola...

2013-05-31 16:23:49

Four clinical studies highlight the importance of measuring lipoprotein particles to manage cardiovascular disease RALEIGH, N.C., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LipoScience, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPDX), a diagnostic company pioneering a new field of personalized nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) diagnostics to advance the quality of patient care, today announced the presentation of data from four clinical studies at the National Lipid Association (NLA) Annual Scientific Sessions in Las Vegas,...

2013-05-30 23:21:10

The Driscoll Firm, P.C., is now receiving inquiries from women who believe they may have been exposed to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes after taking the Lipitor cholesterol-lowering drug. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 John J. Driscoll, an attorney who represents drug injury victims throughout the United States, announced today that his law firm is now accepting and investigating inquiries from those who believe they may have developed diabetes after taking the Lipitor...