News tagged with cholesterol levels
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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
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study involving researchers from Karolinska Institutet demonstrates the efficacy of Tofacitinib, a new drug for rheumatoid arthritis. According to the study, which is published in The New England ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Almost half of adults with type 2 diabetes report acute and chronic pain, and close to one quarter report neuropathy, fatigue, depression, sleep disturbance and physical or emotional disability, according to a study of more ...
Diabetes Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study involving more than 16,000 U.S. children and adolescents, there has been a decrease in average total cholesterol levels over the past 2 decades, although almost 1 in 10 had elevated total cholesterol in 2007-2010, ...
Health Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- About 47 percent of American adults have at least one risk factor for heart disease, according to a new report released Friday.
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men with large waists urinate more frequently than their slimmer counterparts, according to research in the August issue of the urology journal BJUI.
Health Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A recent study led by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) demonstrates that the A2b-type adenosine receptor, A2bAR, plays a significant role in the regulation of high fat, high cholesterol diet-induced symptoms of ...
Diabetes Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Recent guidelines recommending cholesterol tests for children fail to weigh health benefits against potential harms and costs, according to a new commentary authored by three physician-researchers at UCSF.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Fewer people died or needed expensive long-term care when their physicians focused on the top risk factors for stroke and dementia, according to research reported in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). ...
Cardiology Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More patients aged 75 and over should be prescribed drugs to help lower their risk of cardiovascular disease, a study published today in the British Medical Journal suggests.
Cardiology Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Middle-aged women who report having been physically abused as children are about two times more likely than other women their age to have high blood pressure, high blood sugar, a larger waistline and poor cholesterol levels, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Heart attacks during pregnancy are uncommon, but the prevalence of heart disease in pregnant mothers has increased over the past decade as more women delay pregnancy until they are older. These women, who ...
Cardiology Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- There's new hope for the fight against cancer and cardiovascular disease, following breakthrough research identifying a pigment in our bile.
Cardiology Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs appear to be associated with reduced risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in men and women, but do not appear to be associated with reduced all-cause mortality or stroke in women, according ...
Cardiology Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Lung transplant patients who took part in a three-month structured exercise program when they were discharged from hospital improved their health-related quality of life and reduced their risk of cardiovascular problems.
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0