News tagged with cholesterol levels
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(Medical Xpress)—Eating an apple a day might in fact help keep the cardiologist away, new research suggests.
Health Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 3 |
Adolescents who sleep poorly may be at risk of cardiovascular disease in later life, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New strategies to reduce obesity among baby boomers in the workforce are urgently needed, according to a report released today by University of Adelaide researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Being obese as a child or adolescent may have a larger effect on future health than previously thought, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Although the English are generally healthier than Americans, both countries grapple with large health inequalities. A new study suggests that in both countries, health and wealth are tightly linked.
Health Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who cooked with a blend of sesame and rice bran oils saw a significant drop in blood pressure and improved cholesterol levels, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure ...
Cardiology Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Severely obese patients who had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery had significant weight loss that was sustained for an average of 6 years after the surgery and also experienced frequent remission and lower incidence of diabetes, ...
Diabetes Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The next time you call someone a drunken pig, remember this study. Rhode Island Hospital researcher Frank Sellke, M.D., chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals, and his colleagues ...
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertriglyceridemia. Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood and are associated with cardiovascular risk. ...
Other Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Taking vitamin D supplements to compensate for vitamin D deficiency didn't improve cholesterol—at least in the short term, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart ...
Cardiology Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients with uncontrolled renovascular hypertension saw a significant improvement in their blood pressure with renal artery stent deployment. The multicenter HERCULES trial, evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the ...
Cardiology Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
African Americans have higher blood levels of a protein associated with increased heart-disease risk than European Americans, despite higher "good" HDL cholesterol and lower "bad" triglyceride levels. This contradictory observation ...
Genetics Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Insight into how our bodies make cholesterol could lead to treatments with fewer side-effects than existing drugs.
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As Indonesia shifts from a month of fasting during Ramadan to a week-long eating binge for the Eid al-Fitr Muslim holiday, doctors are braced for an annual spike in complaints of rapid weight gain.
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in India have developed a total cholesterol test that uses a digital camera to take a snapshot of the back of the patient's hand rather than a blood sample. The image obtained is cropped and compared with images ...
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1