Dietary Choloesterol News

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6/2/2009
Weight-Loss Surgery Options Compared in Super-Obese

Duodenal switch may be more effective than gastric bypass, researchers say

5/19/2009
Health Tip: Risk Factors for High Cholesterol?

Why some people are more likely to have it

4/30/2009
New Compound May Fight HIV

Study in mice finds added benefit from cholesterol-reducing agent

4/28/2009
Smoking, Hypertension Each Account for 1 in 5 U.S. Deaths

Prevention efforts 'have run out of steam,' expert says

4/15/2009
Newer Antipsychotics May Boost Weight in Alzheimer's Patients

Drugs such as olanzapine, quetiapine may also lower 'good' cholesterol, researchers say

4/1/2009
Atkins Diet Tougher on Heart After Weight Loss

Study found worse cholesterol, blood vessel health than with South Beach, Ornish regimens

3/30/2009
Statin Might Help Fight Blood Clots in Veins

Cholesterol-lowering Crestor cut risk by 43%, study found

3/23/2009
Lowest Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels the Best

Maximum benefit seen with tightest control of risk factors, researchers report

3/23/2009
High Blood Fat Levels Common in Americans

And those fats, called triglycerides, may contribute to heart risk, study says

3/19/2009
Study Finds Millions More May Benefit From Statins

New prescribing criteria could prevent thousands of heart attacks

3/11/2009
Overweight Preschoolers Raise Their Heart Disease Risk

Study found they showed early signs of cardiovascular trouble

3/4/2009
Ethnicity May Drive Response to Obesity, Insulin Resistance

Study says blacks less likely to have high triglycerides than whites, Hispanics

2/16/2009
Not Many U.S. Kids Need Statins

Fewer than 1% with high cholesterol, study shows

1/16/2009
Cholesterol Levels May Not Measure Cardiac Risk

Normal readings showed up in many who had heart attacks, study shows

1/8/2009
FDA Backs Cholesterol Drug Vytorin

Review says it lowered bad cholesterol more effectively than Zocor

12/16/2008
TriLipix Approved to Help Lower Cholesterol

To be used alone, or in combination with a statin

12/15/2008
Deaths From Heart Disease, Stroke Down 30%

Medical advances, not lifestyle changes, are source of the improvement, AHA says

12/9/2008
Statin Use Doesn't Inhibit Lymphoma Drug Therapy

Cholesterol-lowering meds may actually help patients on rituximab, study suggests

12/8/2008
11 New Cholesterol Genes Identified

Could be targets for drug treatment, researchers note

11/12/2008
High Blood Fat Levels Tied to Ischemic Stroke Risk

Study says triglyceride tests done without fasting simpler, better define those in danger

11/11/2008
Lipoprotein Levels May Predict Women's Hypertension Risk

These particles carry cholesterol and triglycerides throughout the body

11/10/2008
Statin Might Help More People Fight Heart Disease Than Thought

Crestor worked well in those with normal LDL but slightly elevated CRP levels, study finds

10/30/2008
Statins Lower Blood Marker for Prostate Cancer

But it's not clear if the cholesterol-lowering drugs protect against the disease

10/29/2008
Other Health Problems Can Delay MS Diagnosis

Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease can all cloud symptoms, study says

10/28/2008
Statins Reduced Death Risk From Pneumonia

One-third lower mortality for hospitalized patients, study found

10/27/2008
Rheumatoid Arthritis a Threat to the Heart

Greater risk of heart attack, and more complications later, studies find

10/26/2008
Cherry-Enriched Diet Cut Heart Risks in Rats

Study finds tart powder reduced inflammation, cholesterol and belly fat

10/10/2008
Little-Known Fat Can Be a Heartbreaker

Elevated lipoprotein (a) levels boost cardiovascular disease risk for some

9/25/2008
Surgery May Not Help Most People With Narrowed Brain Artery

Intensive medical treatment can prevent stroke, study says

8/25/2008
LDL Cholesterol Tied to Increased Cancer Risk in Diabetics

Using these levels as markers could help clinicians better treat patients, Chinese study finds

8/12/2008
Weight Loss After Diabetes Diagnosis Offers Big Benefits: Study

And the improvements in blood sugar and blood pressure last, even if weight comes back

8/4/2008
Researchers Push Aggressive Cholesterol Control in Kids

Rather than drugs, they urge early lifestyle, dietary changes

7/21/2008
Vytorin Fails to Lower Heart Valve Problems

Latest multi-country study shows troubled cholesterol drug no better than placebo at easing cardiovascular events in targeted patients

7/17/2008
Low-Fat Milk OK for Some Toddlers

Pediatricians look to help those at risk of obesity or with high cholesterol

7/7/2008
Pediatricians Recommend Cholesterol Drugs for Some Kids

Children as young as 2 should be tested for high cholesterol, group says

6/30/2008
Research Links Low HDL Levels With Memory Loss

But experts aren't ready to embrace the findings as fact

6/12/2008
Scientists Discover Protein Involved in Fat Production

Mouse experiments might lead to new target for treating high cholesterol, researchers say

5/22/2008
Lowering Cholesterol May Also Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Statins, which lower cholesterol, also lower PSA levels, a warning sign of disease

5/20/2008
Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Condition can lead to heart attack and stroke, researchers note

5/15/2008
Statins May Help Older Women Control Irregular Heartbeat

The cholesterol-lowering drugs showed some benefits in preliminary trial

5/12/2008
High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Associated With Eye Disease

Risk for retinal vein blockage more than doubles when these conditions go untreated

5/9/2008
Noise in Artery Could Warn of Heart Risk

Carotid bruits linked to increased odds of heart attack, death, study finds

4/17/2008
Skin Test Spots Heart Risks in Healthy People

No blood sample required with noninvasive cholesterol test, study shows

4/16/2008
Smoking, Drinking, Cholesterol May Be Alzheimer's Risk Factors

Behaviors in midlife can have an impact decades later, studies suggest

4/10/2008
Egg Consumption Poses Risks for Diabetic Men: Study

Study of doctors shows 7 eggs a week raise risk of dying

3/31/2008
Cholesterol Drug Controversy Continues

Doctors debate worth of lipid-lowering agent that combines 2 medications

3/28/2008
Premature Delivery Linked to High Cholesterol in Moms Later

Finding may explain reasons for higher risk of heart disease in these mothers

3/26/2008
Calcium Scans Help Predict Coronary Risk

But the cost of such tests is a potential stumbling block, experts say

3/19/2008
Gene Variants Can Predict Threat of Heart Disease

Cholesterol-associated variants increase risk and may be early indication, study shows

2/12/2008
Triglycerides Linked to Coronary Disease Risk

Should be considered along with LDL cholesterol in prevention efforts, study indicates