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November 28, 2015

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November 28, 2015

Short Bursts of High-Intensity Exercise Does More for Type 2 Diabetes

Nov. 10, 2015 — Short bursts of high-intensity exercise improved cholesterol, blood sugar and weight among type 2 diabetes patients more than 30 minutes of sustained, lower-intensity exercise. Burst exercise ... read more

Genetic Risk Information for Coronary Heart Disease Leads to Lower Bad Cholesterol

Nov. 9, 2015 — Medical researchers have discovered that disclosing genetic risk for coronary heart disease, also known as bad ... read more

To Improve Patients' Health, Should You Pay Physicians, Patients, or Both?

Nov. 8, 2015 — Providing financial incentives to both primary care physicians and patients leads to a greater reduction in low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in patients than paying only the physician or ... read more

Reducing Cholesterol With Food Made from Soybeans, Amaranth

Nov. 5, 2015 — Scientists developed a supplement to maintain optimal health that contributes to the growth and development of children and adolescents. It also prevents osteoporosis and certain cancers such as ... read more

Obese People Need More Vitamin E, but Actually Get Less

Nov. 2, 2015 — Obese people with metabolic syndrome face an unexpected quandary when it comes to vitamin E -- they need more than normal levels of the vitamin because their weight and other problems are causing ... read more

Taking Cholesterol Medication Before Aneurysm Repair Improves Outcomes

Oct. 29, 2015 — Rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm is one of the most dramatic medical emergencies a person can face. It usually strikes without warning, killing approximately 50 percent of those who experience ... read more

Three-Quarters of Stroke Patients in China Have Hypertension

Oct. 29, 2015 — Three-quarters of stroke patients in China have hypertension, reveals new ... read more

Surgical Patients Should Stay on Cholesterol Medications to Reduce Risk of Death

Oct. 27, 2015 — Patients who stop taking cholesterol medications before surgery are following outdated recommendations, and significantly increasing their risk of death if they don’t resume taking the medications ... read more

Lifestyle Change Could Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's

Oct. 27, 2015 — Aging researchers are studying the connection between cholesterol level and cognitive decline in old age. Carriers of the ApoE4 genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's may be able to reduce their ... read more

Four microRNAs Identified as Playing Key Roles in Cholesterol, Lipid Metabolism

Oct. 26, 2015 — Four tiny segments of RNA appear to play critical roles in controlling cholesterol and triglyceride metabolism. In their report, a research team describes finding how these microRNAs could reduce the ... read more

Combatting Memory Loss by Enhancing Brain Function

Oct. 20, 2015 — Increasing a crucial cholesterol-binding membrane protein in nerve cells within the brain can improve learning and memory in aged mice, new research ... read more

High Cholesterol Linked to Heightened Risk of Tendon Abnormalities and Pain

Oct. 15, 2015 — High levels of total cholesterol are linked to a heightened risk of tendon abnormalities and pain, reveals a pooled analysis of the available ... read more

Red Wine With Dinner Can Improve Cardiovascular Health of People With Type 2 Diabetes

Oct. 13, 2015 — In this first two year long alcohol study, researchers aimed to assess the effects and safety of initiating moderate alcohol consumption in diabetics, and sought to determine whether the type of wine ... read more

Menopause Diminishes Impact of Good Cholesterol

Oct. 8, 2015 — What has previously been known as good cholesterol -- high density lipoprotein -- has now been shown to be not so good in protecting women against atherosclerosis while they are transitioning through ... read more

New Test Predicts Teens' Future Risk of Heart Disease

Oct. 6, 2015 — A new test can predict teenagers' future risk of heart disease, the number one killer of both men and women. By identifying those at risk early, the test enables doctors to encourage the healthy ... read more

Children With Severe Obesity May Be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease and Diabetes

Oct. 1, 2015 — A direct correlation has been found between more severe forms of obesity in children and related risk factors for developing heart disease and diabetes--particularly in boys. It is estimated that ... read more

Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

Sep. 29, 2015 — New research suggests that age, race and family history are the biggest risk factors for a man to develop prostate cancer, although high blood pressure, high cholesterol, vitamin D deficiency, ... read more

People With Genetic Variant Increasing Vitamin D Metabolism Improve Blood Sugar Control With High Protein Weight Loss Diet

Sep. 29, 2015 — People carrying a certain genetic variant relating to vitamin D metabolism are more likely to benefit from a high-protein weight loss diet than those without it, research ... read more

Not All Trans Fatty Acids Are Bad for You, New Research Suggests

Sep. 22, 2015 — New evidence suggests that low levels of trans fatty acids may not be as harmful to human health as previously thought, even if industrially produced, and may even be beneficial if they occur ... read more

Beta-Glucan-Enriched Pasta Boosts Good Gut Bacteria, Reduces Bad Cholesterol

Sep. 18, 2015 — People fed beta-glucan-enriched pasta for two months showed increased populations of beneficial bacteria in their intestinal tracts, and reduced populations of non-beneficial bacteria. They also ... read more

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