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2013-08-27 23:30:13

In her popular blog “The Health Optimist”, Hanlie Combrinck shares how she succeeded in lowering her LDL cholesterol from over 9 to 6.1 and still falling, with lifestyle changes. Her new book puts forward positive lifestyle strategies for busy parents, along with a wealth of healthy recipes. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 In her popular blog “The Health Optimist”, Hanlie Combrinck has been writing about her quest for positive health for almost three years. She shares how she succeeded in...

Heart Attack Risk Factors
2013-08-22 04:29:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In the absence of other contributing factors, men between the ages of 48 and 60 are at moderate to severe risk of suffering a heart attack, according to new research appearing in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology. By comparison, in the absence of other risk factors (such as alcohol consumption, smoking and high blood cholesterol), women over the age of 50 only face a mild cardiac risk, Subhagata...

2013-08-21 10:32:15

Researchers have identified a new genome-wide significant locus (the place a gene occupies on a chromosome) for infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS), a serious gastrointestinal condition associated with gastrointestinal obstruction, according to a study in the August 21 issue of JAMA. Characteristics of this locus also suggest the possibility of an inverse relationship between levels of circulating cholesterol in neonates and IHPS risk. "Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis is...

2013-08-15 23:25:53

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, and its expert integrative cardiologist are offering a one-hour webinar on heart health and cholesterol. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced that its expert, and widely recognized, integrative cardiologist, Stephen Sinatra, MD, is hosting a free interactive heart health webinar on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Registration for...

2013-08-14 23:04:15

Doctors now recommend an alternative to prescription drugs for lowering cholesterol. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 HeartHealthySolution.com reports doctors now recommend patients consider an alternative to prescription drugs for lowering cholesterol. Physicians suggest their patients try an oat superfood called Nutrim® that meets the claim for FDA Oat Heart Health. People often find their cholesterol goes down 10% or more within 60 days of starting Nutrim®....

2013-08-12 23:18:29

A study funded in part by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund looking at the links between cholesterol and Alzheimer's brings researchers closer to identifying a drug to interrupt the disease process. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 For several years now, researchers have been aware of important links between cholesterol and Alzheimer's disease. A new study by Dr. Dora Kovacs and her team at Massachusetts General Hospital, funded in part by the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund...

2013-08-12 11:28:38

Proliferation of immune cells within plaques is key mechanism, potential treatment target New insights into the development of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques could lead to better treatment or prevention of heart attacks and strokes. In a report being published online in Nature Medicine, researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Systems Biology re-evaluated previous assumptions regarding the role of inflammatory cells in atherosclerosis and found that the...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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