Latest Lipid hypothesis Stories
According to QuickMedical, this new study should encourage more people to monitor their heart and brain health via cholesterol screening. Issaquah, Wa (PRWEB)
High levels of 'bad' cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) are a risk factor for developing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) â€” a disease of the major arterial blood vessels that is one of the major causes of heart attack and stroke.
Specific, relatively uncommon variations at a region of human chromosome 8 have recently been linked to fat (lipid) levels in the blood that decrease an individual's risk of atherosclerosis (a disease of the major arterial blood vessels that is a main cause of heart attack and stroke).
Contrary to earlier studies, this long-term study suggests that cholesterol levels in mid-life may not be linked to later development of Alzheimerâ€™s disease.
High cholesterol levels in middle age do not appear to increase women's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia later in life, new Johns Hopkins-led research finds, despite a body of scientific evidence long suggesting a link between the two.
Consuming more nuts appears to be associated with improvements in blood cholesterol levels.
A U.S. study suggests physicians using a variety of tools, including a personal digital assistant, provide better cholesterol care than do other physicians. The Wake Forest University study tracked adherence to clinical guidelines at 61 primary care practices.
Cholesterol-reducing drugs known as statins may lessen brain function, an Iowa State University scientist suggests.
New research from the University of Surrey has confirmed that limiting egg consumption has little effect on cholesterol levels.