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Cholesterol To Treat Alzheimers
2013-12-31 13:46:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the online journal JAMA Neurology said they found a new approach to lowering the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease. University of California (UC), Davis researchers discovered that high levels of 'good' cholesterol and low levels of 'bad' cholesterol are correlated with lower levels of amyloid plaque disposition in the brain, which is an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease. “Our study shows that both higher...

2013-12-26 23:04:50

The new “Heart Healthy Foods” article created by My Nguyen on the website Healthreviewcenter.com gives people nutrition advice for a healthy heart. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 The new “Heart Healthy Foods” article penned by My Nguyen on Healthreviewcenter.com delivers nutrition tips on how to improve heart health naturally and quickly. This writing is specifically designed for those people who want to protect their cardiovascular system without using any kind of drugs or...

2013-12-25 23:00:07

Crunch Cholesterol designed by Colin Carmichael is the latest program that helps people control their hypercholesterolemia naturally without any medication. Is Crunch Cholesterol review trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is found in the fats or lipids in people’s blood. The body needs cholesterol to continue building healthy cells; however, having high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) can increase the risk of heart disease. Crunch...

2013-12-23 23:22:37

The new “Foods To Reduce Cholesterol” article written by Peter Schiff on the website Healthreviewcenter.com teaches people how to balance cholesterol level naturally. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The brand new ”Foods To Reduce Cholesterol” article penned by Peter Schiff on the website Healthreviewcenter.com delivers to people nutrition advice to decrease cholesterol level safely. This report is specifically designed for those men and women who want to keep their...

2013-12-20 16:23:54

Santa, you may be the jolliest fellow of all, but your physician probably isn't feeling very merry. - David, Chesapeake, Virginia CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Awash in Christmas cookies and candy canes, and participating in an inadequate once-a-year exercise regimen, Santa's potential health concerns are too many to count. If I were his physician, I would suggest that as he prepares for his busiest night of the year, he should also get ready for few lifestyle...

Weight Loss Middle-Aged Women Health Benefits
2013-12-20 11:02:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Middle-aged women who are overweight or obese could reduce the risk factors associated with diabetes and heart disease by losing at least 10 percent of their body weight over a 24 month period, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of the American Heart Association. Dr. Cynthia A. Thomson, a professor at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, and her colleagues...

Heart Disease, Stroke Continue To Be Top Health Threats In America
2013-12-20 07:10:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year, the American Heart Association (AHA) publishes the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update in the journal Circulation. This year's report reveals that heart disease and stroke remain two of the top four killers of Americans, as well as posing a significant threat to millions of others. Reflecting the most up-to-date statistics on heart disease, stroke or other vascular diseases and their risk factors, the report is the...

2013-12-19 08:28:17

Study Meets Primary Endpoint of LDL Cholesterol Reduction THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 DESCARTES (Durable Effect of PCSK9 Antibody CompARed wiTh PlacEbo Study) study evaluating the long-term 52-week safety and efficacy of evolocumab for the treatment of high cholesterol met its primary endpoint of percent reduction from baseline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) at week 52. The mean percent...

2013-12-18 14:53:42

Researchers at Emory and Georgia Tech have developed a potential treatment for atherosclerosis that targets a master controller of the process. The results are scheduled for publication Dec. 18 in the journal Nature Communications. In a twist, the master controller comes from a source that scientists had thought was leftover garbage. It is a micro RNA molecule, which comes from an unused template that remains after punching out ribosomes –– workhorse protein factories found in all...

2013-12-17 08:30:23

Study Meets Co-Primary Endpoints of LDL Cholesterol Reduction THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 MENDEL-2 (Monoclonal Antibody Against PCSK9 to Reduce Elevated LDL-C in Subjects Currently Not Receiving Drug Therapy for Easing Lipid Levels-2) trial with evolocumab met its co-primary endpoints: the percent reduction from baseline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) at week 12 and the mean percent reduction from...