News tagged with cholesterol

Research results show new way for cholesterol treatment

Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally due to e.g. arteriosclerosis. The cause is increased cholesterol. There is therefore a considerable need for an effective method of treatment against increased ...

Feb 05, 2014
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Advances in cholesterol-lowering drugs within five years

(Medical Xpress)—A leading cardiology expert at the University of Adelaide predicts that a new class of advanced cholesterol-reducing drugs could be ready for patient use within the next five years, helping to prevent heart ...

Feb 03, 2014
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New therapy to lower sky-high cholesterol

University of Rochester Medical Center cardiologists are first in Upstate New York to offer a blood-cleansing therapy for people with extremely high cholesterol, including two-time heart attack survivor Bob ...

Jan 30, 2014
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Are saturated fats good or bad?

Dietary guidelines cite the fact that saturated fats can increase LDL cholesterol, which is also known as bad cholesterol because it's a major risk factor for heart disease. Others claim saturated fats are ...

Jan 28, 2014
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A new regulator of cholesterol levels

A high level of cholesterol in the blood is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease. An LMU team has now identified an endogenous regulator of serum cholesterol – which could lead to new ...

Jan 17, 2014
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