News tagged with lipoproteins
How do you annihilate lymphoma without using any drugs? Starve it to death by depriving it of what appears to be a favorite food: HDL cholesterol.
Cancer Jan 21, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (15) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cigarette smoking's association with heart disease has been known for decades, but researchers are still not certain what chemicals or molecular processes in the body form the basis of that link. Now University ...
Medical research Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 43 |
(HealthDay)—Moderate aerobic exercise prevents fructose-induced hypertriglyceridemia in healthy males, according to a study published online May 14 in Diabetes.
Diabetes May 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio have identified four genes in baboons that influence levels of "bad" cholesterol. This discovery could lead to the development of new drugs to reduce the ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Michigan have identified a new potential therapeutic target for lowering cholesterol that could be an alternative or complementary therapy to statins.
Cardiology Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For many people with high cholesterol, statins serve as the first line of treatment. However, some patients are unable to effectively reduce their low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) or "bad cholesterol" ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, genetically engineered tomato plants produced a peptide that mimics the actions of good cholesterol when eaten, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Arterial stiffening has long been considered a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Keeping arteries soft and supple might reduce disease risk, but the mechanisms of how arteries ...
Cardiology Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
An analysis of nationally-representative data indicates that between 1988 and 2010 there has been a trend of declining average levels of total cholesterol, non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein ...
Health Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In the largest-ever genetic study of cholesterol and other blood lipids, an international consortium has identified 21 new gene variants associated with risks of heart disease and metabolic disorders. The findings expand ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Eating an apple a day might in fact help keep the cardiologist away, new research suggests.
Health Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 3 |
A Wayne State University researcher has found that an extract from algae could become a key to regulating cardiovascular disease.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Among individuals without known cardiovascular disease (CVD), the addition of certain apolipoproteins and lipoproteins to risk scores containing total cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) was associated ...
Cardiology Jun 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers has found that a subclass of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, the so-called "good" cholesterol, may not protect against coronary heart disease (CHD) ...
Cardiology May 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Niacin, or vitamin B3, is the one approved drug that elevates "good" cholesterol (high density lipoprotein, HDL) while depressing "bad" cholesterol (low density lipoprotein , LDL), and has thereby attracted much attention ...
Medical research Apr 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A lipoprotein is a biochemical assembly that contains both proteins and lipids water-bound to the proteins. Many enzymes, transporters, structural proteins, antigens, adhesins, and toxins are lipoproteins. Examples include the high-density (HDL) and low-density (LDL) lipoproteins, which enable fats to be carried in the blood stream, the transmembrane proteins of the mitochondrion and the chloroplast, and bacterial lipoproteins.
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