Dietary Choloesterol News

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Article Title
1/4/2005
Diet Fare Matters Less Than Diet Devotion

No popular weight-loss plan stands out, but perseverance is key, study finds

11/9/2004
Obesity Drug Shows Great Promise

Trial participants had sustained weight loss of almost 20 pounds over two years

10/15/2004
Herbal Cholesterol Drug Bad Mix for Many Prescription Meds

Gugulipid causes 60 percent of medications to break down, study finds

9/24/2004
Statins Expand Their Role in Protecting the Heart

They're now recommended for some people without obvious cholesterol problems

9/10/2004
Upping the Ante to Lower Cholesterol

New national goals seek to cut risk of heart attack and stroke

8/23/2004
Blueberries May Be Cholesterol Busters

A compound in the fruit lowered blood fat in a lab study with rats

7/27/2004
Statins: The Next Miracle Drugs?

Besides cutting cholesterol, they may fight breast cancer, even arthritis

7/20/2004
Statin Drug Helps Kids Who Inherit High Cholesterol

It reduces arterial wall thickness and blood fat levels

6/28/2004
Hypertension, Cholesterol Often Twin Threats

Many patients aren't being treated for high cholesterol problems

6/15/2004
Cholesterol Meds Fight Glaucoma, Too

Popular statin drugs may cut risk for common eye condition

6/14/2004
Exercise Doesn't Help Some With Heart Woes

Those already on cholesterol-lowering medications get no relief, study finds

6/8/2004
Cholesterol Drugs May Double as Cancer Fighters

But researchers say more study is needed before using statins against tumors

6/6/2004
Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Are Problems for Many Diabetics

Doctors need to do a better job of outlining the risks

5/6/2004
Walnuts May Protect the Heart

They lower cholesterol and improve artery function, study suggests

4/26/2004
Studies Highlight New Cholesterol Findings

Gene linked to the substance; levels found to vary with the seasons

4/20/2004
Some Heart Drugs Aren't Properly Prescribed

Statins and diuretics underused, two studies found

4/8/2004
Statins Can Benefit Stroke Survivors

Study shows cholesterol-lowering drugs provide better outcomes

3/26/2004
Walnuts a Smart Choice for Heart

They protect against coronary artery disease, study suggests

3/2/2004
Cholesterol Drugs Can Halt Heart Disease

More intensive use of statin therapy recommended, new study suggests

2/27/2004
Sterol-Packed O.J. a Cholesterol Buster

But it won't work for those with high levels of the blood substance

2/20/2004
The New ABCs of Cholesterol Health

The ApoB test is better way to gauge state of your arteries

2/20/2004
Simple Math Might Prolong Your Life

Computing the fat content of foods could help you avoid the unhealthiest fats

11/12/2003
Atkins-like Diet Shows Promise for Heavy Heart Patients

They lost weight without boosting cholesterol

10/27/2003
Cholesterol Drugs Offer Hope Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

They reduced inflammation as well as risk factors for heart disease

10/14/2003
For Some, Long Life Is in the Genes

Genetic mutation may explain why some people become centenarians

9/10/2003
High Cholesterol at 40 Signals Heart Trouble Later

Your lifetime heart disease risk grows, new study finds

9/9/2003
More Signs That Red Wine May Cut Cholesterol

Beneficial compounds, called saponins, found in grape skins

8/19/2003
Heart Risk Factors Do Matter

Smoking, diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure are killers

4/9/2003
A New Theory Behind Dangerous Blood Clot Disorder

Thromboembolism killed NBC reporter David Bloom

4/1/2003
Cholesterol Drug May Offer Hope for MS Patients

It seems to halt progression of the degenerative nerve disease

3/6/2003
Heart Disease Prevention Should Start With Tots

New guidelines recommend heart healthy behavior for kids

2/12/2003
Want to Lose Weight? Beef Up

New study says more protein, fewer carbs will help and also keep your muscle mass

12/10/2002
Genetic Link to Fat Absorption Found

Scientists narrow search for cholesterol-absorption genes

12/2/2002
Veggies, Nuts and Grains Can Beat Heart Disease

Combination diet reduces bad cholesterol, study finds

11/30/2002
The Lowdown on High Cholesterol Counts

New heart association program aims to tame this health threat

11/22/2002
Statins Found Safe, Effective for Elderly

Study says they lower risk of heart disease and death

10/30/2002
New Weapon in War Against Cholesterol

Drug called ZETIA can be added to current arsenal of medications

9/14/2002
Cholesterol Licked? You're Not Done Yet

Advice on how to lower triglyceride levels

9/8/2002
Check Your Cholesterol

Diet, exercise and medication keep it low

9/4/2002
Breastfeeding Can Cut Cholesterol Later in Life

It seems to help lower cholesterol levels in adulthood

9/3/2002
8/19/2002
Almonds Are a Girl's - And Guy's - Best Friend

Eating two handfuls daily can lower cholesterol by as much as 12 percent

8/5/2002
Measuring the Power of Statins

Scan assesses how well the drugs lower calcium buildup in arteries

7/30/2002
Gingko Biloba Will Be Tested on Leg Artery Disease

Study to examine whether extract works on painful ailment

7/26/2002
Whole Grain Foods Wholly Healthy

Study reports lower cardiovascular, diabetes risks for whole grain eaters

7/26/2002
Fishing for a Healthy Heart?

Omega-3 fatty acids promote elasticity in blood vessels

7/25/2002
All Soy Lowers Cholesterol

Both high- and low-isoflavone soy help, researchers say

7/24/2002
Niacin Therapy Aids Type II Diabetics

It raises levels of 'good cholesterol' while lowering levels of 'bad cholesterol'

7/15/2002
New Heart Guidelines Stress Youth Checks

Heart association recommends those over 20 get routine screenings

7/11/2002
Women Warned About High Cholesterol

High levels increase stroke risk even in the young, study says