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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...

2011-12-17 08:00:00

Chef Gen, creator and host of the TV cooking series Gen's Guiltless Gourmet, takes a stand against heart disease and high cholesterol this holiday season. Chef Gen offers expert recipe tips on how to make your holiday favorites high in flavor and low in cholesterol. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) December 17, 2011 Healthy Food Expert Chef Gen Anderson offers up some delicious recipe tips for a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season. Gen Anderson, producer and dynamic host of Genâs...

2011-09-27 09:40:10

Study in animal models calls attention to potential risk; may warrant clinical trials A new study from Rhode Island Hospital researchers suggests that controlling cholesterol may be important for heart health in patients who are taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as naproxen. The findings are based on a study on the safety of NSAID medications in clinically relevant animal models when high cholesterol is a factor. The study is published in the current issue of the...

2011-09-19 05:23:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- High cholesterol may be clogging more than just the heart.  In a recent study, people with high cholesterol may have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. "We found that high, cholesterol levels were significantly related to brain plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease," study author, Kensuke Sasaki, MD, Ph.D, of Kyushu University of Fukoka, Japan, was quoted as saying. The cholesterol levels were tested for 2,587 people between the ages of 40...

2011-08-15 06:35:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading website about lowering cholesterol naturally, All-About-Lowering-Cholesterol.com (http://www.all-about-lowering-cholesterol.com), unequivocally recommends that all patients with high cholesterol educate themselves on natural methods for lowering cholesterol, before they ever think of using any statin drug. This education becomes even more important now, since there are voices recommending that some statin drugs may be...

2011-07-20 00:00:31

Statins side effects are the main reason a reported 59% of all patients prescribed Statins therapy stop taking them within one year. The millions of Americans that are now going untreated can benefit from all natural therapies that have been shown to be safe, effective and affordable reports Solana Health. Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Today, statins side effects and their cost are the main reasons more than half of all patients prescribed statins therapy stop taking them within a...


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