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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...

2013-08-10 23:02:31

It's tragic that all Americans can't benefit from such life-saving screening tests because most insurance companies do not pay for it. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) congratulates President Bush on his return to good health after undergoing surgery to treat a blocked coronary artery using a stent. This procedure is called a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Also to be recognized is the President's...

2013-08-07 23:00:13

Total cholesterol levels can be reduced with natural sources, according to new research conducted and posted at the eHealthMax.com company. Levels that are too high in LDL can be lowered using products created for reduction of LDL levels. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Cholesterol is one of the health factors that both men and women of any age can be affected by when improper diet or certain medications raise harmful LDL levels in the body. New research has been examined by the...

2013-08-02 23:04:46

Diet Doc’s specially trained professionals are educated in the science of fast weight loss and will customize diet plans specific to each patient’s personal needs, resulting in a trimmer and healthier body with reduced cholesterol levels. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 hCGTreatments / Diet Doc Weight Loss Diets announces medical diet plans designed to promote fast weight loss while lowering cholesterol levels. Diet Doc’s specially trained professionals are educated in the...

2013-08-01 08:37:18

Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease with accumulation of cholesterol in the vessel walls. The atherosclerotic plaque is built up throughout life and when it ruptures it leads to heart attack or stroke. T cells are important immune cells able to direct the immune response; they are present in the plaques at all stages and signal to other cells through contact or secretion of cytokines, a type of hormone-like signal molecules. In the present study the researchers have identified a...

2013-07-29 23:26:27

Natural ways to lower cholesterol are now examined for adults aged 40 and over at the eHealthMax.com company. Wellness experts who contribute to the company website have researched and found sources to help lower LDL levels naturally without medications. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Cholesterol is sometimes referred to as the silent killer by medical specialists. High LDL levels are one contributing factor to heart disease and other serious illnesses that most often plague...


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