News tagged with cholesterol
Related topics: heart disease , heart attack , cholesterol levels , cardiovascular disease , stroke
Zeroing in on heart disease: Innovative strategy pinpoints genes underlying cardiovascular disease risk
Studies screening the genome of hundreds of thousands of individuals (known as Genome-wide association studies or GWAS) have linked more than 100 regions in the genome to the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Researchers ...
Genetics Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A transplanted kidney has a finite life expectancy because it often becomes the target of the recipient's immune system, which may mount antibodies that attack the organ. Because there is a critical need to extend the life ...
Other Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Blockages in your heart arteries could mean you're more likely to have a stroke, even if you're considered low risk, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A 98-year-old researcher argues that, contrary to decades of clinical assumptions and advice to patients, dietary cholesterol is good for your heart – unless that cholesterol is unnaturally oxidized (by ...
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0
The largest randomised study of the vitamin niacin in patients with occlusive arterial disease (narrowing of the arteries) has shown a significant increase in adverse side-effects when it is combined with statin treatment.
Cardiology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Pediatrics Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables: One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (9) | 4
Study raises questions over effectiveness of recommended genetic testing strategy for inherited high cholesterol
Research published Online First in The Lancet provides new evidence that a substantial proportion of individuals with a clinical diagnosis of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) inherit a combination of small-effect change ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Fast food fare from restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and Pizza Hut accounted for more than 11 percent of the calories in American adults' daily diets in recent years, federal ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research conducted by Dr. Jayne S. Weiss, Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, and colleagues has discovered a new mutation in a gene that causes Schnyder corneal dystrophy (SCD.) ...
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is an effective tool for determining the risk of heart attacks and other adverse cardiac events in patients with suspected coronary artery disease but no treatable risk factors, ...
Cardiology Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, show that cholesterol metabolism is regulated by bacteria in the small intestine. These findings may be important for the development ...
Medical research Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Young adults and teens who smoke, are obese and have high blood sugar levels may be more likely to die before they reach their 55th birthday, new government research suggests.
Pediatrics Feb 18, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(HealthDay)—In what researchers are calling a first, a new analysis suggests that the greater a woman's exposure to a type of common chemical compound called PFCs, the greater her risk for developing osteoarthritis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Strokes that occur during or shortly after surgery can be devastating, resulting in longer hospital stays and increased risks of death or long-term disability.
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0