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2014-02-28 23:26:13

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai study suggests early-stage atherosclerosis is reversible, and identifies new genetic targets for fighting advanced atherosclerosis New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Research at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has led to important new discoveries about the process behind regression of atherosclerosis, the main underlying cause of heart attack and stroke. In the paper published today in PLoS Genetics, scientists from Mount Sinai and the...

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

[ Watch the Video: The Health Benefits Of Strawberries ] FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology 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, according to the analyses conducted by Italian and Spanish scientists. Several studies had already demonstrated the antioxidant...

2014-02-24 23:02:53

USApple Shares Research on the Health Benefits of an Apple (or Two) a Day During American Heart Health Month Vienna, VA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 An apple (or two) a day keeps not only the doctor – but the cardiologist – away. USApple is reminding people that eating apples can be one of the most convenient and accessible ways to fight many of the factors that contribute to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. Here are four reasons why:...

2014-02-20 23:25:38

Order the Lp-PLA2 heart health test from Request A Test and save 10% with promo code HEART10. This offer expires February 28, 2014. Brcksville, OH (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 For the month of February, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering their customers 10% off on all heart health testing. This discount applies to the recently developed Lipoprotein-associated Phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) test. To save on this test, customers just need to...

2014-02-19 23:27:12

AlignLife provides a free webinar to educate on Cholesterol and the risk of statin medications. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 This Thursday, February 20th at 7pm EST, AlignLife clinics will be hosting a free webinar to educate the community about the dangers of statin medications and a natural approach to the management of cholesterol. An interesting study published in The Lancet looked at the incidence of heart disease in 52 countries and revealed that over 90% of heart disease is...

2014-02-12 08:29:41

New Published Study Reveals BergaMet(TM) Added to Statins Enhances Lipid Lowering and Artery Health DENVER, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New published research reveals that a highly concentrated proprietary extract of the Calabrian bergamot fruit called BergaMet(TM) (38% citrus bergamot extract, NathealthSolutions) enhances the effect of the lipid lowering drug rosuvastatin (Crestor(TM)) when given to patients with elevated cholesterol. Led by cardiologists Franco Romeo and Vincenzo Mollace,...

2014-02-11 23:28:11

Avail is conducting a randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy, long-term safety and tolerability of a new high cholesterol drug in subjects with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia at risk of cardiovascular events. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this High Cholesterol Clinical Study in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to...

2014-02-06 12:27:16

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, "Effect of probiotics on biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: implications for heart-healthy diets," published in the January issue of Nutrition Reviews, examined 26 clinical studies and two meta-analyses to assess the potential of probiotics in reducing LDL-cholesterol. Of the probiotics examined, L. reuteri?NCIMB 30242 (Cardioviva(TM)) was found to best meet therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) dietary requirements by: 1....

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Heart Disease Risk, Even In Younger Adults
2014-02-05 12:58:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The popular Mediterranean diet has once again proven to be healthy, showing a lower risk of heart disease among a Midwestern group of firefighters. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Cambridge Health Alliance studied a large group of young Midwestern firefighters and found that those who stuck to a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to develop cardiovascular disease later in life. "Our study adds more...

2014-02-04 11:23:37

Intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering was not associated with reduced risk for diabetes-related cognitive decline in older patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a study by Jeff D. Williamson, M.D., M.H.S., of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C., and colleagues. Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) are at increased risk for decline in cognitive function, for reduced brain volume and increased white matter lesions on brain imaging,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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