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2012-09-20 16:48:42

Striking findings highlight need for aggressive monitoring, early treatment to prevent later heart attacks, strokes A federally funded study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center has found that children with mild to moderate kidney disease have abnormally thick neck arteries, a condition known as carotid atherosclerosis, usually seen in older adults with a long history of elevated cholesterol and untreated hypertension. The findings – published online ahead of...

2012-07-31 23:02:53

Adding to its numerous research studies, Optimum Clinical Research has started studying a human antibody´s effect on high cholesterol, currently seeking patients for clinical study. SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Researchers at Optimum Clinical Research are embarking on a medical study analyzing the effects of a human antibody on high cholesterol. Jared Shields, recruitment coordinator at Optimum Clinical Research, said the study could provide cardiologists a powerful tool to...

2012-05-01 23:00:59

According to QuickMedical, this new study should encourage more people to monitor their heart and brain health via cholesterol screening. Issaquah, Wa (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 QuickMedical, a leading distributor of the CardioChek® cholesterol testing instrument for healthcare professionals, and the CardioChek® home cholesterol analyzer released a statement today hailing a new study by Kaiser Permanente. The study suggests that high cholesterol levels are a significant risk factor for...

2012-04-10 09:05:15

People with a history of high cholesterol who come from higher income countries or countries with lower out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, as well as those from countries with high performing healthcare systems, defined using World Health Organization (WHO) indices, tend to have lower subsequent cholesterol rates, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. "We found that patients living in countries in the highest third of gross national income or WHO...

2012-01-05 11:14:48

People with high cholesterol are at risk of heart attack and stroke because atherosclerotic plaques within their arteries can rupture triggering the formation of a blood clot called an occlusive thrombus that cuts off the blood supply to their heart or brain. For years, scientists have studied the cause of this abnormal clotting. Now, a study led by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has identified a molecular pathway that leads to this...


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