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Blocking a Gene Reduces Fat

July 29, 2015 — By blocking the expression of a certain gene in patients, researchers have contributed to the demonstration of great decreases in the concentration of triglycerides in their ... read more

Research With Dolphins Provides Hope for Prevention of Diabetes in Humans

July 22, 2015 — Can butter help prevent diabetes? By comparing 55 fatty acids in blood levels of dolphins and their diets, scientists have discovered a specific dietary saturated fat, called heptadecanoic acid, that ... read more

Hyperlipidemia, Caused by a High-Fat Diet, Aggressively Accelerates Organ Rejection

June 16, 2015 — Two studies demonstrate that hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol and high triglycerides in the blood) caused by a high-fat diet accelerates heart-transplant rejection in mice. The researchers also found ... read more

Level of Pollutants Accumulated in the Body Linked to Obesity Levels

Feb. 27, 2015 — Scientists have confirmed that there is a relation between the levels of certain environmental pollutants that a person accumulates in his or her body and his or her level of obesity. Subjects with ... read more

Pasture Feeding May Improve Nutritional Benefits of Red Meat

Jan. 21, 2015 — Pasture-fed lamb meat is high in polyunsaturated fat due to the specific plant species consumed, researcher say, indicating that it may be better for your ... read more

Jan. 5, 2015 — Solving one of the great mysteries of type 2 diabetes, a team of researchers found that triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood and liver, are produced in the liver independent of insulin action in ... read more

Healthy Eaters: Ignore Glycemic Index, Scientists Say

Dec. 16, 2014 — Good news for people who are already following a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and low in sweets: New research suggests these heart-healthy eaters don't need to worry about ... read more

Low-Glycemic Index Carbohydrate Diet Does Not Improve Cv Risk Factors, Insulin Resistance

Dec. 16, 2014 — In a study that included overweight and obese participants, those with diets with low glycemic index of dietary carbohydrate did not have improvements in insulin sensitivity, lipid levels, or ... read more

Trans Fats Still Weighing Americans Down

Oct. 22, 2014 — Americans are eating less trans and saturated fats than they were three decades ago, but they're still consuming these bad fats more than what's recommended for good cardiovascular health. ... read more

How Troubled Marriage, Depression History Promote Obesity

Oct. 21, 2014 — The double-whammy of marital hostility and a history of depression can increase the risk for obesity in adults by altering how the body processes high-fat foods, according to new ... read more

Elevated Cholesterol, Triglycerides May Increase Risk for Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Oct. 10, 2014 — Higher levels of total cholesterol and triglycerides, two types of fat, in the blood of men who underwent surgery for prostate cancer, were associated with increased risk for disease recurrence, ... read more

Dietary Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Linked to Reduced Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

Sep. 30, 2014 — Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, a recent study has found. The sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids include fish, vegetable oils, and nuts. The ... read more

Spastic Paraplegia: New Light Shed on Cause

Sep. 29, 2014 — A gene mutation linked to hereditary spastic paraplegia, a disabling neurological disorder, interferes with the normal breakdown of triglyceride fat molecules in the brain, scientists have found. The ... read more

Nine Fats to Include in a Healthy Diet

Sep. 17, 2014 — Fats are often considered the enemy of good nutrition, but when included in a healthy diet they can boast several potential health benefits. Fatty acids and nutritional oils may benefit cognition, ... read more

Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart, Stroke Risks by 30 Percent in Diabetic Women: Study

Aug. 18, 2014 — The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 percent in women with type 2 diabetes, a new study reveals. The leading cause of death in women, cardiovascular ... read more

Eating Tree Nuts Results in 'Modest Decreases' in Blood Fats and Sugars, Survey Finds

July 29, 2014 — Eating tree nuts appears to help reduce two of the five markers for metabolic syndrome, a group of factors that raise the risk for heart disease and other health problems such as diabetes and ... read more

Drug Shows Promise for Effectively Treating Metabolic Syndrome

July 3, 2014 — Researchers have discovered that an enzyme involved in intracellular signaling plays a crucial role in developing metabolic syndrome, a finding that has a spinoff company developing a drug to ... read more

June 18, 2014 — A particular gene variant lowers the risk of arteriosclerosis by 41 percent, making the variant an obvious target for future drugs for cardiovascular disease treatment, researchers have demonstrated ... read more

June 18, 2014 — By scouring the DNA of thousands of patients, researchers have discovered four rare gene mutations that not only lower the levels of triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood, but also significantly ... read more

Apr. 30, 2014 — A new study significantly refines the association between prostate cancer and blood lipids, highlighting genetic risk factors associated with low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and ... read more

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