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Research study published -- Corn oil helps lower cholesterol more than extra virgin olive oil

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:00:00 +0100

(MSL Group) A study published in the January/February 2015 issue of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology indicates corn oil significantly reduces cholesterol more than extra virgin olive oil with favorable changes in both total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)



Study Shows Purified Palmitoleic Acid (Tersus branded Omega 7...

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:45:09 +0100

Report on the Study Published in October Issue of Journal of Clinical Lipidology(PRWeb October 06, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12224556.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)



Role of Nutrition and Nutritional Supplements in DyslipidemiaRole of Nutrition and Nutritional Supplements in Dyslipidemia

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:09:42 +0100

What should you recommend for patients with dyslipidemia -- who don't want to take statins? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Questions Remain in Cholesterol Research

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:13:00 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- It's well established that lowering LDL cholesterol reduces cardiovascular risk, but the story of HDL is much less certain, according to a review series on lipidology published in The Lancet ahead of the European Society of Cardiology meeting. (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)



Novel Anti-obesity Drugs and Plasma LipidsNovel Anti-obesity Drugs and Plasma Lipids

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 05:00:00 +0100

Can 'one pill make you smaller' yet? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Recalcitrant Hypercholesterolemia With Best Standard of CareRecalcitrant Hypercholesterolemia With Best Standard of Care

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:04:38 +0100

Find out what to do when guideline based therapy isn't hitting the mark for cholesterol reduction. Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Treatment of Homozygous Familial HypercholesterolemiaTreatment of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 04:33:46 +0100

Find out more about this relatively rare disease with reduced receptor-mediated catabolism of LDL causing high plasma LDL cholesterol and premature coronary artery disease. Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Fenofibrate and Renal DiseaseFenofibrate and Renal Disease

Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:23:51 +0100

Find out more about the potentially cardioprotective effects of fenofibrate for patients with type 2 diabetes. Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Nephrology Headlines)



Lipoprotein Apheresis for Familial HypercholesterolemiaLipoprotein Apheresis for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 05:27:14 +0100

Apheresis may be the answer for patients with hypercholesterolemia who are statin refractory. Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Linoleic Acid Protection Against Death From CV DiseaseLinoleic Acid Protection Against Death From CV Disease

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 08:05:22 +0100

Is there a link between dietary linoleic acid intake and death from cardiovascular disease? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Pediatric Lipid ScreeningPediatric Lipid Screening

Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:05:21 +0100

Primordial and primary prevention of premature cardiovascular disease has become an important focus of preventive healthcare in the pediatric population. Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Statins could be ‘novel therapy for asthma’

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:15:26 +0100

Researchers from the USA say that there may be certain patients with asthma who could benefit from the addition of statins to their inhaler therapy. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Homozygous Familial HypercholesterolemiaHomozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:05:19 +0100

Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia is a rare but significant cause of early-onset coronary heart disease. Do you know the signs? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Statins could be ‘novel therapy for asthma’

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:19:46 +0100

Researchers from the USA say that there may be certain patients with asthma who could benefit from the addition of statins to their inhaler therapy. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Reduction of Cholesterol by Alternative TherapiesReduction of Cholesterol by Alternative Therapies

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:54:29 +0100

What's the clinical evidence regarding functional foods, herbal products and medicinal plants for improving plasma cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose levels? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Oxysterol Consumption and Heart DiseaseOxysterol Consumption and Heart Disease

Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:05:24 +0100

In this interview Fred Kummerow expounds on his hypothesis regarding the origins of heart disease. Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Mixed success for hypertension treatment algorithm

Wed, 19 Jun 2013 04:15:13 +0100

An algorithm for treating primary care patients with hypertension and dyslipidemia may help to reduce blood pressure, shows a randomized trial. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Marine n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty AcidsMarine n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:05:19 +0100

Can fish oil help to prevent falls in the elderly? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Hypertensive patients may need firm dietary advice

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:10:16 +0100

People who have dyslipidemia or are overweight adopt healthier diets than those without, whereas patients with hypertension persist with some unhealthy eating patterns, study results show. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Orlistat liver injury link questioned

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 21:10:17 +0100

Researchers have found that users of the obesity drug, orlistat, have an increased risk for acute liver injury compared with non-users in the time period prior to taking the drug. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)

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Statins ‘commonly stopped, restarted’

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 09:10:27 +0100

The factors that influence compliance with statin therapy are complex, with high rates of statin discontinuation yet also high long-term tolerance when rechallenged, shows research. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Pitfall in Friedewald equation for ‘bad’ cholesterol

Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100

Using the Friedewald equation to estimate levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol is the least accurate in patients for whom accuracy is most critical, shows the largest analysis to date. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Risk Factors for Cardiovascular DiseaseRisk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:00:00 +0100

What flips the switch to turn triglycerides from a major source of dietary energy into a major metabolic enemy? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Genetic testing strategy for familial high cholesterol questioned

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 05:45:17 +0100

Current testing strategies for the families of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia may not be an efficient use of health resources, suggest study results published in The Lancet. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



An Update on Statin Alternatives and AdjunctsAn Update on Statin Alternatives and Adjuncts

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:45:21 +0100

What are the best options for lowering LDL cholesterol in patients who can't tolerate statins? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Genetic testing strategy for familial high cholesterol questioned

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0100

Current testing strategies for the families of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia may not be an efficient use of health resources, suggest study results published in The Lancet. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)

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Short but frequent exercise best for beating weight gain

Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:16:23 +0100

Results from a small exploratory study suggest that short bouts of intermittent exercise may stimulate fat metabolism more effectively than longer continuous exercise sessions. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Glycemic control low priority in diabetes CVD prevention

Sat, 02 Feb 2013 14:15:10 +0100

Maintaining glycemic control does not reduce the likelihood for cardiovascular disease leading to hospitalization in people with Type 2 diabetes, report US researchers. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Tributyltin exposure may cause ‘transgenerational obesity’

Thu, 31 Jan 2013 06:30:22 +0100

Research shows that offspring of mice exposed to low doses of the chemical tributyltin, used in paints, plastics, and other consumer products, have greater than normal body fat, liver fat, and fat-specific gene expression. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)

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Mechanisms of the Cholesterol-Lowering Effects of ProbioticsMechanisms of the Cholesterol-Lowering Effects of Probiotics

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 04:00:00 +0100

Studies have shown that dietary intake of probiotics lowers plasma cholesterol. What's the mechanism of action? Clinical Lipidology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Translating calories to miles prompts significant portion reductions

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0100

Food labels that translate the number of calories in a meal into the amount of miles a person would have to walk to burn off those calories may be the most effective for reducing calorie intake, show study findings. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)



Mediterranean diet may be too expensive for many

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0100

Results from the Italian Moli-sani study suggest that the Mediterranean diet, once so typical in this region of Europe, is now too expensive for many people. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)

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Adiponectin level may underpin atherogenic haptoglobin phenotype

Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0100

Researchers have suggested an active role for adiponectin in the pathophysiology of vascular disease in patients with diabetes, that depends on their haptoglobin phenotype. (Source: MedWire News - Lipidology)