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2013-11-18 20:44:39

Seth S. Martin, M.D., of the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Baltimore, and colleagues developed a method for estimating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels that is more accurate than the standard measure.

2013-11-18 20:38:54

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a more accurate way to calculate low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the so-called "bad" form of blood fat that can lead to hardening of the arteries and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

2013-11-17 23:01:04

A new article released on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 10 natural ways to lower cholesterol. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The article

GMO Tomatoes Target Intestinal Lipids And Improve Cholesterol
2013-11-14 05:24:10

A long-overlooked lipid found in the small intestine has a greater role in generating high cholesterol levels and inflammation than previously thought, according to new research published in Journal of Lipid Research.

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

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.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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