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2014-09-30 23:11:18

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Cholesterol Testing markets.

2014-07-09 08:29:03

INDIANAPOLIS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chek Diagnostics, the U.S.-based manufacturer of both the CardioChek® brand and the A1CNow® family of point-of-care diagnostic products, announced today

2014-06-10 08:32:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chek Diagnostics, the U.S.-based manufacturer of both the CardioChek® brand and the A1CNow® family of point-of-care diagnostic products, announced

Winter's Cold May Lead To Higher Cholesterol Levels: Study
2014-03-28 12:02:26

Past research has shown that heart attacks and heart-related deaths rise during the winter months and researchers at Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease recently found that increased cholesterol levels may be to blame.

Cholesterol-Lowering Benefits Of The Strawberry
2014-02-26 07:15:44

A team of volunteers ate half a kilo of strawberries a day for a month to see whether it altered their blood parameters in any way. At the end of this unusual treatment, their levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides reduced significantly.

2013-11-18 20:38:54

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a more accurate way to calculate low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the so-called "bad" form of blood fat that can lead to hardening of the arteries and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

A Better Way To Measure Cholesterol
2013-03-27 05:07:55

The formula currently used to calculate an individual’s “bad” cholesterol levels is often inaccurate, sometimes underestimating low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels in those most at risk, researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered.

Cholesterol Levels Can Change With The Seasons
2013-03-08 05:28:53

People with borderline high cholesterol could be at greater risk of having a heart attack during the winter months, according to a new study which reveals that both HDL and LDL levels fluctuate from season to season.


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