Latest National Cholesterol Education Program Stories

2014-01-08 23:27:42

Beat Cholesterol In 30 Days designed by Scott Davis is the latest program that teaches people how to manage their hypercholesterolemia quickly and naturally. Is the Beat Cholesterol In 30 Days review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is found in the fats or lipids in people’s blood. When people have high cholesterol levels, they may develop fatty deposits in their blood vessels. Having...

2010-07-12 12:50:00

Thousands of children with high levels of LDL cholesterol are going untreated, as current guidelines exclude as many as 10-percent of those who could benefit from medication, according to a new study completed by researchers at the West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown. According to a July 12 Time Magazine article, "Current government recommendations suggest screening for high cholesterol in children with a family history of heart disease or high cholesterol (with at least one parent...

2010-01-22 06:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by the University of Michigan Medical School and VA Ann Arbor Health System challenges the medical thinking that the lower the cholesterol, the better. Tailoring treatment to a patient's overall heart attack risk, by considering all their risk factors, such as age, family history, and smoking status, was more effective, and used fewer high-dose statins, than current strategies to drive down cholesterol to a certain target,...

2005-09-02 16:16:25

(Kingston, ON) "“ Being physically fit can dramatically reduce men's deaths from heart disease "“ even when their cholesterol rates are high, says Queen's researcher Peter Katzmarzyk. His new study to be published Tues. Sept. 6 by Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association shows that, regardless of their cholesterol level, men can cut by half their risk of dying from cardiovascular disease if they are physically fit. Other Queen's members of the team, from the School...

2005-08-17 14:29:58

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of conditions such as high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels that raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes -- is an important marker of silent or "subclinical" atherosclerosis in young, otherwise healthy adults, a study shows. Atherosclerosis is defined as the build-up of fatty plaques in arteries that inhibit blood flow, raising the risk of heart attack and stroke. Previous studies have shown that metabolic...

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