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2014-02-14 23:04:43

New guidelines for prescribing the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins no longer focus blood cholesterol value. Instead, the decision should focus on an individual's overall risk of heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 For years, doctors prescribed the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins based largely on cholesterol test results. But new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology propose a major change to that...

2013-01-27 23:02:05

Jonny Bowden, aka “The Rogue Nutritionist”, named 8 myths surrounding cholesterol. In a recently published article on health website Natural Health Sherpa Jonny Bowden summarized these 8 myths. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) January 27, 2013 Jonny Bowden, aka “The Rogue Nutritionist” and author of The Great Cholesterol Myth summarized the 8 myths around cholesterol in a recently published article on health website Natural Health Sherpa. In the article, Jonny Bowden...

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...

2012-04-10 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...

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2011-07-07 09:43:04

Evidence from a new study suggests drinking green tea cuts "bad" cholesterol, a finding that may help explain why the beverage has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. Because few Americans drink green tea, encouraging them to do so could have significant health benefits, the authors of the new study reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Xin-Xin Zheng and colleagues from Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, China pooled...

2011-05-04 06:15:00

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of mRNA and microRNA targeted therapies, today announced that it has advanced SPC5001 into Phase 1 clinical trials for the treatment of high cholesterol. SPC5001 is a mRNA-targeted drug that inhibits the exciting new target, Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin type 9 (PCSK9), a protein involved in removing low density...

2010-11-12 08:06:59

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Contrary to earlier studies, this long-term study suggests that cholesterol levels in mid-life may not be linked to later development of Alzheimer's disease. The results suggest that large decreases in cholesterol levels in old age could be a better predictor of developing the detrimental disease. "While some studies suggest that cholesterol is a risk factor for dementia, others have not replicated this finding, so the possible association has been under debate,"...

2010-11-10 18:28:20

Contrary to earlier research, a new, long-term study suggests that cholesterol level in mid-life may not be linked to later development of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the November 10, 2010, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. However, the results suggest that large decreases in cholesterol levels in old age could be a better predictor of developing the memory-robbing disease. "While some studies...

2010-09-25 00:48:22

Findings identify malnutrition and inflammation as key to understanding effects of cholesterol in kidney disease patients To understand the health effects of high cholesterol levels, doctors first need to assess malnutrition and inflammation status in their chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). Patients with CKD often develop and die from cardiovascular disease (CVD). While it's well...

2010-09-08 08:45:00

Prevention and Detection Services, Such as Cholesterol Screenings, Available at Your Local Pharmacy WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Cholesterol Education Month, The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) would like to highlight the increasing role of the pharmacist in communities nationwide. In many areas, pharmacists are able to offer cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, as well as other detection and prevention services to help a patient manage their...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.