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2006-08-02 10:30:00

A large number of adults with both high blood pressure and high cholesterol are not receiving treatment, a study shows.

2006-04-11 18:02:49

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Men with high cholesterol levels, particularly if they were detected before the age of 50, may have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer, Italian scientists said on Wednesday.

2005-12-12 17:19:23

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People with high cholesterol also have a greater risk of high blood pressure, U.S. researchers reported on Monday in one of the first studies to demonstrate that one may cause the other.

2005-12-13 00:15:00

People with high cholesterol also have a greater risk of high blood pressure, U.S. researchers reported on Monday in one of the first studies to demonstrate that one may cause the other.

2005-12-12 16:56:18

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Abnormal levels of total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol), non-HDL cholesterol and the ratio between total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol are independently associated with a subsequent increased risk of high blood pressure (hypertension) in men, results of a 14-year study suggest.

2005-11-29 10:24:30

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For some people, the body's reaction to stress may raise the odds of developing high cholesterol, the results of a new study suggest.

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2005-11-29 10:20:00

For some people, the body's reaction to stress may raise the odds of developing high cholesterol, the results of a new study suggest.

2005-11-17 14:24:35

LONDON (Reuters) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help to delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia in the elderly, French scientists said on Thursday.

2005-11-17 01:40:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help to delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia in the elderly, French scientists said on Thursday.

2005-11-16 21:18:47

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rimonabant, know by the trade name Acomplia, results in weight loss and improves the risk profile in obese patients with high cholesterol who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, new study findings show.


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