Dietary Choloesterol News

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1/14/2014
Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet

Packaging problem could allow air, moisture to affect drug's effectiveness, company says

10/24/2013
Some Improvement Seen in U.S. Cholesterol Levels: CDC

However, total cholesterol remains too high and screening rates too low, experts say

6/6/2013
Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes

Controlling blood pressure is most important, large U.S. study found

5/7/2013
Cholesterol Drugs Might Boost Kidney Cancer Survival

Study finds statin medications tied to lower death risk after nearly 4 years of follow-up

5/2/2013
Heart-Healthy Lifestyle May Also Prevent Lethal Blood Clots

Large U.S. study followed people nearly 5 years to gauge their risk

4/24/2013
Diabetes Self-Care Improves Slowly, U.S. Report Finds

But nearly half of patients aren't meeting goals for blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol

4/1/2013
Many U.S. Teens Have Poor Health Habits

Bad diet, lack of exercise raise odds for later heart disease, experts warn

3/7/2013
Cholesterol Levels May Vary By Season

Brazilian study doesn't necessarily mean that heart attack or stroke risk rises in winter

2/28/2013
Health Tip: Watch Your Cholesterol When Dining Out

Use these tips to stick to healthy meals

12/7/2012
Just Lowering Fat Intake Can Shed Pounds, Study Finds

Loss not as dramatic as with dieting, but weight stays off, researchers found

11/12/2012
No Need to Fast Before Cholesterol Blood Test: Study

Results are similar whether patients eat beforehand or not, experts say

11/5/2012
Could Cholesterol Treatment Fight Repeat Heart Attack?

Intravenous therapy aims to clear arteries of buildup

10/16/2012
Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use

CDC study suggests fewer trans fats in diet may have also played a role

10/11/2012
Diet, Exercise May Boost 'Good' Cholesterol, Study Suggests

Benefits of lifestyle changes go beyond weight loss for diabetes patients, researcher says

10/3/2012
'Junk Food' May Significantly Hike Risk of Stroke, Researchers Say

Western diet tied to health problems in young rats after just 2 months, study finds

10/3/2012
Stem Cell Transplant May Spur Heart Disease Risk: Study

Chemotherapy, radiation before transplant linked to elevated threat

9/6/2012
Cholesterol Screenings Up, But Certain Groups Still Lag: CDC

Younger, less-educated adults and Hispanics not as likely to get blood levels tested

8/29/2012
Low-Cal Diets Kept Monkeys Healthier, But Didn't Lengthen Lives

Study runs counter to previous research that suggested caloric restriction might boost longevity

8/15/2012
Egg Yolks Almost as Bad for Arteries as Smoking: Study

But industry and some health experts say the food may not be so dangerous

7/27/2012
More Evidence That Shift Work Might Raise Heart Risks

Review found chances of trouble increased most for those working nights

5/9/2012
Angioplasty May Be Risky for Those With Poor Leg Circulation

Procedure to open heart arteries linked to raised death rate in people with peripheral artery disease

4/19/2012
Diabetes Groups Issue New Guidelines on Blood Sugar

Type 2 illness can't be treated with one-size-fits-all approach, new recommendations advise

3/26/2012
Low 'Bad' Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Cancer Risk

Preliminary study found patients had low LDL cholesterol years before cancer diagnosis

3/17/2012
Following Heart-Healthy Behaviors May Lengthen Your Life

Study found those who stuck by all seven guidelines lived longer than those who didn't

3/16/2012
Researcher Uses Genomics to Predict His Odds for Disease

It's another example of the future of 'personalized medicine,' scientists say

3/15/2012
New Clues to Link Between Fatty Diet, Colon Cancer

Researchers found genetic changes that affect how body uses insulin

2/8/2012
Big Drop in Americans' Blood Levels of Trans Fats, CDC Says

New findings focus on whites but studies on other groups underway

2/7/2012
Even for the Overweight, Exercise Helps the Heart

Study finds changes in physical fitness affect disease risk at any weight

1/30/2012
Blood Pressure Differences Between Arms Could Signal Heart Risk

Peripheral vascular disease may lead to stroke or early death, researchers say

1/27/2012
Too Much Fructose Sweetener Tied to Heart Risks in Teens

Study finds high consumption associated with early signs of diabetes, other health issues

12/15/2011
Poor Lifestyles Harming U.S. Heart Health: Report

Comprehensive update shows Americans gaining weight, eating more junk food, exercising less

12/6/2011
Gene Mutation Helps Clear Fats From Blood, Study Finds

But it is unknown if the beneficial effect actually cuts heart risks, researchers say

11/30/2011
Toddlers Taking HIV Drugs Have Higher Cholesterol

Children on protease inhibitors should have cholesterol monitored, researchers recommend

11/14/2011
Shot Might One Day Help Lower Cholesterol

In early trial, it lowered LDL levels by up to 64 percent

11/11/2011
New Guidelines Urge Cholesterol Check for All Kids Ages 9 to 11

Recommendations a shift from testing only children with family history of heart disease

11/9/2011
New Research Questions Wisdom of Cutting Down on Salt

While doing so lowers blood pressure, it might raise cholesterol, other risk factors for heart disease

10/5/2011
3 Hours of Exercise Weekly Can Cut Men's Heart Risks

Study found lowered risk related to higher levels of 'good' cholesterol

9/26/2011
More Frequent Doctor Visits May Benefit Diabetes Patients

Quicker control of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol might reduce complications, study says

9/16/2011
Cholesterol Deposits Around Eyes Linked to Heart Risk

Researchers find an association, but don't prove 'cause and effect,' study says

9/14/2011
Certain Risk Factors Could Spur Heart Failure in Normal-Weight People

High blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin levels worse than obesity for some, study finds

9/13/2011
New Drug Boosts 'Good' Cholesterol in Study Patients

Imaging technology suggests novel treatment may help prevent some heart disease, researchers say

9/12/2011
High Cholesterol Might Be Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Unclear whether it may cause the devastating illness or is a sign of it, researcher says

8/29/2011
Health Tip: Why Do I Have High Cholesterol?

Factors that raise your risk

8/23/2011
Certain Foods Said to Help Lower Bad Cholesterol

Combining nuts, plant-based foods with low-fat diet produces biggest drops, researchers say

8/12/2011
Patients Taking Antipsychotics Urged to Get Routine Physicals

These meds linked to risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, researchers say

6/22/2011
Smoking During Pregnancy May Predispose Kids to Heart Trouble

Children of mothers who smoked had lower levels of 'good' cholesterol, study says

5/27/2011
Scientists Discover 'Ultra-Bad' Cholesterol

Study of super-sticky LDL may spur new heart disease treatments for seniors, type 2 diabetics

5/24/2011
Health Tip: The Dangers of Having High Cholesterol

It raises your risk of a host of diseases

5/20/2011
Experts Say Cholesterol Screenings Should Start in Childhood

They hope early testing will lead to diet, lifestyle changes and more successful treatment

4/12/2011
An Apple a Day May Help Keep Heart Disease Away

Dried apples lower bad cholesterol, study found