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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...

2013-07-29 16:35:29

Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome, according to a study published today in Nature Genetics. The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) funded this work with generous support from the Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK and Rett Syndrome Research & Treatment Foundation. Rett Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects girls. A seemingly typical toddler begins to miss developmental milestones. A regression...

2013-07-23 23:03:41

Via a CNN Health report, the growing epidemic of patients with increasingly more difficult to treat high levels of bad cholesterol has medical researchers seeking new drugs to tackle the problem. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 In the United States, there is a continued problem facing the medical community of patients with increasingly high and difficult to treat conditions such as High Cholesterol. Historically medications with statin-blockers have been given to patients with this disease in order...

2013-07-22 23:19:54

SiDMAP and University of Arizona researchers gain a clearer understanding of the mechanistic properties of the drug metformin. The study may explain the mechanism of how elevated circulating cholesterol, which is an important disease modifying factor in the diabetic pancreatic cancer patient, alters cellular metabolism in a way that metformin’s known fatty acid synthase inhibiting effect becomes a cell growth limiting factor. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 SiDMAP, LLC, a...

2013-07-17 10:50:43

Atherosclerosis is widely recognized as an independent risk factor for stroke, and its occurrence is closely related to lipid metabolism. numerous studies using transgenic and knockout animals have shown that scavenger receptor class B type I has a protective effect against atherosclerosis. Previous studies of scavenger receptor class B type I gene polymorphisms have focused on the exon 1 G4A polymorphism and the exon 8 C1050T polymorphism, and these polymorphic loci impact blood lipid levels...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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