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Vitamin D supplement won’t help in short term


September 5th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Taking vitamin D supplements to compensate for its deficiency did not lower LDL or bad cholesterol levels -- not at least in the short term, suggests ... Read more...

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Two apples a day keep heart diseases away


July 26th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Just two apples a day could help protect women against heart disease by cutting their cholesterol levels, according to study.Scientists found that apples significantly lowered blood ... Read more...

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Strawberries prevent heart disease, diabetes


July 6th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Strawberries, the traditional summer treat, could offer unexpected health benefits of preventing development of heart disease and diabetes, says a study.University of Warwick scientists have been ... Read more...

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Gel combo shows promise as male contraceptive


June 27th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) A hormonal gel combo applied daily to the skin showed promise as a male contraceptive by reducing sperm production, say US scientists. About 89 percent of ... Read more...

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Peaches, plums put obesity, diabetes on the run


June 19th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Peaches and plums have bioactive compounds that can fight off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, says a new study. The study showed that the compounds in ... Read more...

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Experts wary of Lancet’s study on good cholesterol


June 14th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Reacting to a study report that 'good cholesterol' - known to check harmful cholesterol from blood - does not lower risk of heart diseases, international ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate may reduce cardio risks, study shows


April 25th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Dark chocolate, rich in flavanols, may reduce the risk against cardiovascular diseases by lowering blood pressure, blood flow and improving blood lipid levels, says a new ... Read more...

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Vaccines for heart attacks to be ready within 5 years


April 1st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Vaccines targeting the build-up of fatty deposits in arteries (plaques) could be available within five years to prevent heart attacks.It would be addressing the actual causes ... Read more...

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Beware of cholesterol tests, warns cardiologist


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A leading cardiologist here warns that cholesterol tests done in pathological laboratories in India rely on readings that do not help doctors judge a patient's ... Read more...

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FDA rejects combo cholesterol drug


March 7th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Merck & Co Inc has announced that the Food and Drugs Administration has failed to approve its combination cholesterol pill. The company announced that the FDA ... Read more...

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Take tea to avoid heart problems, diabetes


February 18th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) While many of us may remain undecided about how much is too much for us to take tea in a day, researchers have claimed drinking three ... Read more...

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Actors are not racing horses: Akshay Kumar


December 15th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Akshay Kumar dislikes being typecast as an 'action' or a 'comedy' hero and says he is not in the race for the top spot. "We ... Read more...

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A jab could lower cholesterol by two-thirds


November 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Harmful cholesterol could be reduced by 64 percent with a single injection. It could potentially be used for those who don't respond well to statins, a ... Read more...

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Bad cholesterol feeds brain tumours


September 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Bad cholesterol fuels the growth of the commonest type of brain cancer, glioblastoma, just as hormones drive the growth of certain breast and prostate cancers.Glioblastomas are ... Read more...

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What makes for more healthy eggs?


August 4th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Eggs, one of the most popular edible items in the world, have always been mired in controversy. Research by Niva Shapira of Tel Aviv University indicates ... Read more...

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‘Good’ cholesterol drug may help diabetics


July 19th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) A drug designed to improve levels of "good" cholesterol may also help control blood sugar in diabetics who are on cholesterol-lowering drugs. Researchers stumbled on this ... Read more...

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July 12th is Pecan Pie Day


July 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pecan pie lovers have the chance to take a bite of their favorite cookie on the 12th of July when the Pecan Pie Day is marked. ... Read more...

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Blueberry found to lower cholesterol in lab study


June 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Lab hamsters fed with rations spiked with blueberry peels and leftovers from the berry's juice had better cholesterol health than normal counterparts. Hamsters are members of ... Read more...

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New polypill halves heart disease and stroke risk


May 26th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A new 'polypill' containing both aspirin and statins halves the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to the first international trial of the drug.It has ... Read more...

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Diet supplement cuts down fat, sugar absorption


May 24th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) A little bitter with a little sweet, in the form of a dietary supplement taken before meals, can drastically cut down fat and sugar absorption.Naringenin, the ... Read more...

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Tomatoes can save you from high cholesterol


May 19th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) Want to be free of high cholesterol and blood pressure (BP)? Tomatoes can be a way out for you!Tomatoes may be an effective alternative to drugs ... Read more...

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‘Bad cholesterol’ also vital for health


May 6th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Believe it or not, 'bad cholesterol', or low-density lipoprotein (LDL), is also vital for our well being.LDL is referred to as the 'bad' cholesterol because it ... Read more...

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Research says that apple lowers ‘bad cholesterol’


April 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has found that an apple a day reduces the risk of heart attack by lowering the body’s “bad cholesterol”. The research was conducted ... Read more...

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Study provides new insight into Parkinson’s disease


April 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study has provided the first link between the most common genetic risk factor for Parkinson's and the hallmark accumulation of a protein called alpha-synuclein within the ... Read more...

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Fasting ensures good health, protects heart


April 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Do you know that fasting, long associated with religious rituals, diets and political protests, also ensures good health and protects your heart?New evidence from the Intermountain ... Read more...

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Routine periodic fasting good for health, heart


April 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Routine periodic fasting may help promote health and reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new study.Cardiologists with the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have ... Read more...

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New cell therapy shows promise against atherosclerosis


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study on mice has found that cell therapy can be used to reverse the effect of 'bad' LDL cholesterol and reduce the inflammation that leads to ... Read more...

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Antioxidants in pecans ‘good for your heart’


February 25th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention, according to a new study from Loma Linda University (LLU).Pecans contain different forms ... Read more...

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Increasing triglyceride level ‘linked to high risk of stroke’


February 21st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has found that increasing levels of non-fasting triglycerides are associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke in men and women.However, higher cholesterol levels were ... Read more...

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Ill-effect of high-fat meal linked to belly fat


February 18th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) The effect of a high-fat meal on blood vessel walls can vary among individuals, depending on one's waist size and triglyceride levels, says a new research. The research ... Read more...

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How chocolates protect against heart disease


February 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With Valentine's day round the corner, it's that time of the year when chocolate-giving and chocolate-taking is at its peak, and scientists have shed light on how this ... Read more...

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Ways To Keep Cholesterol Under Check


January 11th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Earlier on high level of cholesterol was something people confronted in their mid-forties but owing to the stressful life and hectic work schedule, many people are ... Read more...

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Healthy habits in youth linked to better cholesterol levels in adulthood


January 4th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that adopting healthy habits in youth is associated with more favourable cholesterol levels in adulthood.Costan G. Magnussen, of University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, ... Read more...

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Vinegar can boost your good cholesterol levels


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A spoonful or two of vinegar a day may boost your levels of good cholesterol.Researchers believe that people who consume apple cider vinegar for eight weeks will ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-busting pill could save heart victims


November 18th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) A cholesterol-busting pill that cuts the risk of heart attacks and strokes is being developed by scientists.Scientists believe the powerful new drug, anacetrapib, could save the lives of ... Read more...

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