News tagged with cholesterol
Related topics: heart disease , heart attack , cholesterol levels , cardiovascular disease , stroke
(HealthDay)—Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cholesterol plays a key role in regulating proteins involved in cell signaling and may be important to many other cell processes, an international team of researchers has found.
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For more than half a century, researchers have known that the bacteria that colonize the gastrointestinal tract of mammals influence their host's cholesterol metabolism. Now, Jens Walter and colleagues of the University of ...
Medical research Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For some people with diabetes, there may be such a thing as too much care.
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)— Although significant progress has been made in the United States in terms of decreasing smoking and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a new report warns that cardiovascular disease—including ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Poor eating and exercise habits could be the game-changer in the fight against heart disease and stroke deaths, according to the American Heart Association's "Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update 2013," published in ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When it's dark, and we start to fall asleep, most of us think we're tired because our bodies need rest. Yet circadian rhythms affect our bodies not just on a global scale, but at the level ...
Genetics Dec 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Genetic susceptibility to anthracycline-related congestive heart failure (CHF) in survivors of hematopoietic cell transp
Researchers have identified specific genetic factors that are associated with heart failure in patients who have undergone hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT) for blood cancer.
Medical research Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Findings published today in the British Medical Journal show that exchanging fatty foods for lower fat alternatives will help people shift around three-and-a-half pounds - without dieting. People taking part in trials also s ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Children with HIV have a 2.5 fold increased risk of atherosclerosis, according to research presented at EUROECHO and other Imaging Modalities 2012. Antiretroviral treatment, lipid lowering drugs and prevention with healthy ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fifteen new genetic regions associated with coronary artery disease have been identified by a large, international consortium of scientists—including researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine—taking a ...
Genetics Dec 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Problem-plagued Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has halted production of generic cholesterol drug Lipitor while it investigates how tiny glass particles got into the ingredients used for dozens of batches of the drug that were ...
Medications Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Studies in mice confirm that mutations in the gene, UBE3B, cause a rare genetic disorder in children
Researchers have defined the gene responsible for a rare developmental disorder in children. The team showed that rare variation in a gene involved in brain development causes the disorder. This is the first time that this ...
Genetics Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People who exercise along with taking statins to lower their high cholesterol levels can dramatically reduce their risk of dying, a large new study suggests.
Cardiology Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0