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Continuing statins after an adverse event is associated with reduced risk for death

Added: 25.07.2017 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Continuing statin prescriptions after an adverse reaction was associated with a lower incidence of death and cardiovascular events.

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Statin denial is an Internet-driven cult with deadly consequences

Added: 24.07.2017 17:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

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A researcher says that Internet propaganda promoting bizarre and unscientific criticisms of statins has given these life-saving drugs a bad reputation.

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Source: www.sciencedaily.com

Chaga mushroom: Nine potential health benefits

Added: 22.07.2017 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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What are chaga mushrooms and what are their potential health benefits? How are chaga mushrooms used and what are the possible risks?

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Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets

Added: 20.07.2017 9:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets, according to new research.

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Healthy heart in 20s=healthy brain in 40s

Added: 19.07.2017 17:37 | 0 views | 0 comments


People who take care of their heart health in young adulthood may have larger brains in middle-age, compared to people who do not take care of their heart health, according to a study.

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Rare disease clues found in cell's recycling system

Added: 17.07.2017 16:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

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Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1). They found that a closely related compound will activate an enzyme, AMPK, triggering a cellular 'recycling' system that helps reduce elevated cholesterol and other accumulated fats in the brains and livers of NPC1 patients, which are hallmarks associated with severe neurological problems.

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How statins could be more effective in treatment of ovarian cancer

Added: 14.07.2017 7:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Statins may be used as a potentially effective treatment against ovarian cancer, suggests evidence from a new study.

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Source: www.sciencedaily.com

The health and beauty benefits of grapeseed oil

Added: 12.07.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Grapeseed oil is a byproduct of winemaking. It is used as a beauty treatment, and it may be a healthy alternative to vegetable oil in cooking.

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Source: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Women with risk factors for heart disease need to start a prevention plan before menopause

Added: 11.07.2017 12:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Heart disease is the number one killer of women. However, most women are not treated for the disease until they in their 50s and 60s.

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USPSTF recommendation regarding behavioral counseling for cardiovascular disease prevention

Added: 11.07.2017 11:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that primary care professionals individualize the decision to offer or refer adults without obesity who do not have high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol or blood sugar levels or diabetes to behavioral counseling to promote a healthful diet and physical activity. Existing evidence indicates a positive but small benefit of behavioral counseling for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in this population.

Source: www.sciencedaily.com

A novel practical test for the function of HDL, the carrier of 'good' cholesterol

Added: 10.07.2017 10:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

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High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is known as 'good' cholesterol, because HDL particles removes excess cholesterol from arterial walls and transport them back to the liver. A research group has developed a practical test for the ability of HDL to accept cholesterol. This method could help to prevent and monitor cardiovascular disease, and it is simple enough to be used in everyday clinical situations.

Source: www.sciencedaily.com

New discovery holds potential for treating tuberculosis

Added: 07.07.2017 13:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

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A recent discovery could lead to a new, effective treatment for persistent tuberculosis infections, report scientists.

Source: www.sciencedaily.com

Exposure to cardiovascular risk factors linked with arterial distensibility in adolescence

Added: 30.06.2017 10:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

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The longitudinal study on children and adolescents is unique worldwide. The study shows that cardiovascular risk factors, such as overweight, high blood pressure, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and insulin resistance, are associated with arterial distensibility in adolescence.

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Source: www.sciencedaily.com

Mechanism shown to reverse disease in arteries

Added: 28.06.2017 3:00 | 1 views | 0 comments


A certain immune reaction is the key, not to slowing atherosclerosis like cholesterol-lowering drugs do, but instead to reversing a disease that gradually blocks arteries to cause heart attacks and...

Source: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Popular prostate drug linked to serious side effects

Added: 22.06.2017 11:04 | 3 views | 0 comments


Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with the commonly prescribed Avodart (Dutsteride) may put men at an increased risk for diabetes, elevated cholesterol levels, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and worsening erectile dysfunction, new research concludes.

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Source: www.sciencedaily.com

New clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and cholesterol regulation

Added: 21.06.2017 10:31 | 2 views | 0 comments


Scientists studying a mystery link between the dangerous pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia and an increased risk of heart disease in later life for both mother and child have uncovered important new clues.

Source: www.sciencedaily.com

Could a cholesterol-lowering vaccine replace statins?

Added: 20.06.2017 10:00 | 1 views | 0 comments


Researchers reveal the development of a vaccine that successfully reduced 'bad' cholesterol and atherosclerosis in mice. It is now being tested in humans.

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Source: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Vaccine that lowers cholesterol in mice offers hope of immunizing against cardiovascular disease

Added: 20.06.2017 9:45 | 1 views | 0 comments


A vaccine to immunize people against high levels of cholesterol and the narrowing of the arteries caused by build-up of fatty material (atherosclerosis) may be possible following successful results in mice. Now, a phase I trial in patients has started to see if the findings translate to humans.

Source: www.sciencedaily.com

Poor adolescent diet may influence brain and behavior in adulthood

Added: 19.06.2017 13:40 | 1 views | 0 comments


Adolescent male mice fed a diet lacking omega-3 fatty acids show increased anxiety-like behavior and worse performance on a memory task in adulthood, according to new research.

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Statins may not be used for protection against Parkinson's disease

Added: 14.06.2017 14:28 | 1 views | 0 comments


Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease, according to researchers.

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Source: www.sciencedaily.com

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