Cholesterol

Alzheimer’s Gene May Impact Cognition Before Adulthood

A gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease may impact cognitive health much sooner than previously realized. The APOE gene creates a protein, apolipoprotein E, which packages cholesterol and other fats to transport them through the bloodstream. There...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Genetics, Proteins

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High Blood Pressure And High Cholesterol May Pose Special Risks In Young Adults

Men and women under 40 may be at risk for heart failure or heart disease if they have hypertension or high levels of “bad” cholesterol.
Related topics: Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure

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Cutting 300 Calories A Day Shows Health Benefits

Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains unproven.
Related topics: Calories

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Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Under-prescribed For Prevention Of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Statins, the most commonly used effective lipid-lowering drugs, are significantly underutilized to treat lipid abnormalities in patients with and at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), according to a retrospective study of more...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Medical Research

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High Blood Pressure, 'bad' Cholesterol Risky For Young, Too

MONDAY, July 15, 2019 -- Act sooner rather than later to prevent heart disease, a new study suggests. This means young adults should not put off treating high blood pressure or unhealthy cholesterol levels. The study involved more than 36,000...
Related topics: Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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'double Whammy': Where Do Pcsk9 Inhibitors Fit For Diabetes/acs?

Patients with diabetes as well as ACS and uncontrolled high cholesterol have a "double whammy" that makes them candidates for PCSK9 inhibitors to prevent CV events, says expert. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes

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Low Ldl Means Higher Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk

Low LDL cholesterol levels may raise the risk for intracerebral hemorrhage, say researchers who assessed more than 96,000 study participants. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Stroke, Medical Research

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When ‘bad’ Cholesterol Gets Too Low, Stroke Risk May Rise

LDL levels below 70 were tied to an increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke.
Related topics: Stroke

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How To Create A Diet That Lowers Your Cholesterol

FRIDAY, July 5, 2019 -- Watching your cholesterol intake has gotten easier. Nutrition experts now agree that certain foods high in cholesterol, like shrimp and eggs, don't have the impact on your blood cholesterol that was once thought. Even...
Related topics: Diet

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Low Ldl Cholesterol And Hemorrhagic Stroke

(MedPage Today) -- Another study raises questions about low lipids and ICH
Related topics: Stroke, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: Statins May Double The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

New research examines the risk of receiving a type 2 diabetes diagnosis among those who are taking statins to lower their cholesterol.
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Why Chicken Could Be Just As Bad For You As Red Meat

If you have given up red meat in hopes of lowering your cholesterol, make sure you’re not replacing it with chicken. A grilled chicken breast sounds healthier than a juicy steak, but that may not be the case. Researchers at the Children’s...
Related topics: Red Meat, Medical Research

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Statins May Lower Risk Of Stroke After Cancer Radiotherapy

WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 -- Radiation treatment for cancer can damage the heart and blood vessels, increasing the risk for a stroke or heart attack. But a new study suggests cholesterol-lowering drugs can significantly reduce that risk. The...
Related topics: Stroke, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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More Aggressive Statin Tx Needed After Heart Attack In Young Patients

FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- The majority of young heart attack patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) still have elevated cholesterol levels a year later, according to a study published in the May 21 issue of the Journal of the American...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Lowering Cholesterol Is Not Enough To Reduce Hyperactivity Of The Immune System

Despite treatment with statins, many patients with elevated cholesterol levels will still develop cardiovascular disease. It is apparent that not only cholesterol but also the immune system plays an important role in the development of...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Atherosclerosis

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New Imaging Modality Targets Cholesterol In Arterial Plaque

Researchers demonstrate a new imaging modality that successfully identifies the presence of cholesterol in the arterial plaque.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Which Foods Are The Best Sources Of Dietary Fiber?

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 -- The more we learn about fiber, the more important the recommendation to get enough of it becomes. Key Health Benefits of Fiber Lowering cholesterol Lowering blood sugar Easing elimination Improving heart...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Early-onset Ad Linked With Ldl Cholesterol

(MedPage Today) -- Early disease also tied to rare variants of APOB that code for the major protein of LDL cholesterol
Related topics: Proteins

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White Meat Vs. Red Meat And Cholesterol Levels

In a study, red meat and white meat had the same effect on levels of “bad” cholesterol.
Related topics: Red Meat, Medical Research

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The Negative Health Effects Of Too Much Noise Go Well Beyond Hearing

Clamor can put stress on your body and affect hypertension, high cholesterol and heart problems.
Related topics: Stress, Hypertension

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