Subscribe: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/rss/cholesterol.xml
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
Tags:
bad  cholesterol  density lipoprotein  disease  good cholesterol  good  heart  ldl cholesterol  levels  new  patients  research  risk  statins 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today

Cholesterol News From Medical News Today



Cholesterol is a fatty substance called a lipid that is important to aid the normal functionality of the body. Cholesterol is produced mainly by the liver but can also be found in foods. Cholesterol is carried in your blood by proteins which when combined



Copyright: Copyright 2017 Medical News Today
 



Does boosting "good" cholesterol really improve your health?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new review addresses the mysteries behind "good" HDL cholesterol and why boosting its levels does not necessarily provide protection from cardiovascular risk for patients.



A-fib with RVR: Information, treatment, and management

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about the most common rhythm disorder of the heart, including how to reduce the risk of stroke and heart failure.



Study suggests new drug alongside statins can significantly cut cholesterol

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT

A new class of cholesterol-lowering drug has been found to help patients cut their risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and heart attack.



Statins linked to higher risk of diabetes in older women

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDT

New research finds that taking statins is linked to a significantly higher risk of developing diabetes in older women - with risk increasing with dose.



Study indicates promising new approach to prevent and treat cholesterol gallstones

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

According to current estimates, 20 to 25 million Americans have or will develop gallstones, representing almost 15% of adults.



Younger heart attack patients more likely to have low 'good' cholesterol vs. elevated 'bad' cholesterol

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Men under 45 years old and women under 50 years old who suffer a heart attack are far more likely to have abnormally low good cholesterol than elevated bad cholesterol, according to research...



SLU researchers study a new way to lower LDL cholesterol

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In a paper published in Biochemical Pharmacology, Saint Louis University researchers examined the way a nuclear receptor called REV-ERB is involved in regulating cholesterol metabolism.



Cholesterol levels: What they mean and keeping them healthy

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about the different kinds of cholesterol, what different factors affect cholesterol, and when to see a doctor.



Desk jobs are bad for your heart and your waist

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new study shows further evidence for the view that spending too much time sitting down is bad for our health and our waistline.



Pure hypercholesterolemia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about pure hypercholesterolemia, including the risk factors, possible complications, and how it may be diagnosed.



Statin side effects are strongest predictor of failure to meet cholesterol targets

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Statin side effects are the strongest predictor of failure to meet low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol targets, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive...



Mediterranean diet enriched with virgin olive oil may protect the heart

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research suggests that a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may boost the cardioprotective benefits of HDL 'good' cholesterol.



Very low levels of bad cholesterol well-tolerated in heart disease patients

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Heart disease patients taking PCSK9 inhibitors to achieve very low levels of cholesterol do not experience an increase in adverse events, including memory impairment or nervous system disorders...



Dietary supplement may carry both benefits and risks associated with statins

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Red yeast rice (RYR) is contained in dietary supplements that are often used by patients with high cholesterol, and it is often proposed as an alternative therapy in those who experience side...



Atherosclerosis: Endogenous peptide lowers cholesterol

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Cells of the innate immune system that play an important role in development of atherosclerosis contain a protein that reduces levels of cholesterol in mice - and thus helps to inhibit or mitigate...



Red cabbage microgreens could reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDT

New research finds that red cabbage microgreens - an immature form of red cabbage - was highly effective for lowering 'bad' cholesterol in mice.



Could statins reduce the risk of Alzheimer's?

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PDT

An observational study has uncovered a link between high use of the cholesterol-lowering drugs, statins, and lower risk of Alzheimer's disease.



Saturated fat may not increase heart disease risk after all

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDT

The theory that saturated fat may be bad for people has been called into question. Now, research suggests that saturated fat might even be good for you.



Lowering cholesterol to 'levels of a new-born baby' cuts heart attack risk

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Reducing our cholesterol levels to those of a new-born baby significantly lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to new research.



Study finds key protein that binds to LDL cholesterol

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT

A Yale-led research team identified a protein that plays an important role in the buildup of LDL cholesterol in blood vessels.



Why raising good cholesterol may not always protect against heart disease

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PDT

Good cholesterol is well associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk, but just raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels have produced disappointing results in recent clinical trials.



Amputation risks highest amongst poor and black PAD patients

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PDT

Poverty and black race are independently predictive of greater amputation risk among patients with narrowing of the blood vessels, or peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to preliminary...



Use of statins before cardiac arrest may aid survival afterwards

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PDT

Patients who have been taking statins are likely to survive longer after a cardiac arrest than those who are not taking them, according to research from Taiwan researchers presented during the...



Moderate drinking may benefit 'good' cholesterol levels

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers find moderate alcohol intake - especially intake of beer and hard liquor - may slow the decline of 'good' low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.



Physically fit adults have lower statin-induced diabetes risk

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 13:00:00 PDT

Being fit may protect those who take cholesterol-lowering statins from developing statin-induced Type 2 diabetes, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association's...