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Balanced lifestyle secret to healthy life later


September 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A British study has found that a healthy old age depends on how much balanced lifestyle we maintain during prime years of life.It says careful eating, ... Read more...

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Discovery shows statins could fight cancer


September 14th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) A new discovery linking cholesterol with cancer shows how cholesterol busting drugs, or statins, can prevent cancer or supplement its existing treatments.The discovery was made by ... Read more...

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Eating Egg Yolks is as ‘bad as Smoking’


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
August 15 (NEWS) The Yolk eaters have a truth to consider about feeding on the yolks. The scientist made a research and came out with the conclusion that eating eggs yolk is ... 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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Cheese cuts risk of diabetes by 12 percent


July 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eating just two slices of cheese a day cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes by 12 percent, scientists have discovered.The findings go against current health ... Read more...

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‘Eggs healthier, safer than 30 years ago’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Eggs today are healthier, safer and more nutritious than they were 30 years ago because the feed given to hens has changed over the years, leading ... Read more...

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Manual to be released on Thyroid day Friday


May 24th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) To curb thyroid-related disorders, the Indian Thyroid Society (ITS) has said a clinical manual would be launched on the World Thyroid Day Friday to raise ... Read more...

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I like curvaceous Indian women: Vidya


May 24th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Size zero may be a fad, but actress Vidya Balan, who flaunted her curves unabashedly in "The Dirty Picture", says she is all for ... Read more...

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Cholesterol shows promise in fighting cancer


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) Researchers at Simon Fraser University have concluded that cholesterol may have a few good qualities like slowing or halting cancer cell growth, after all the bad ... 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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Statins stave off depression in heart patients


February 26th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Heart patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins are less likely to develop depression than those who did not. Mary Whooley, professor of medicine at the University of ... Read more...

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Heart attack deaths drop by 50 percent in Britain


January 26th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The number of Britons people dying of cardiac arrest has come down by half in eight years, a new study says.Helping people quit smoking and managing ... Read more...

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Statins could cut mortality rate for flu patients


December 18th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Cholesterol-busting drugs or statins offer a ray of hope for people infected with severe flu by keeping mortality at bay, a study reveals. "We may be ... 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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Obama gets clean bill of health


November 1st, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama is in excellent health and fit for duty, a medical report released by the White House said.The two-page report written ... Read more...

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Watermelon reduces hardening of arteries


October 28th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Watermelon is good in the case of atherosclerosis or hardening of arteries.The model used for a study involved mice with diet-induced high cholesterol. One group was ... Read more...

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Gut bugs could prevent efficacy of cholesterol drugs


October 14th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Statin drugs are quite good at busting cholesterol but they may work for some and not others because of gut bacteria, new research says.A team led ... Read more...

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A new drug to reverse diabetes?


October 5th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) American researchers are working on a drug that could help prevent or even reserve Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the disease linked to ... Read more...

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Statins can cut prostate cancer risk


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Cholesterol lowering drugs like statins, taken by millions to combat heart disease, could help reduce fatalities in prostate cancer, new research has found.US studies suggest that ... Read more...

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Scientists tame HIV by stripping it of cholesterol


September 29th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Ridding HIV of its cholesterol content deactivates the deadly virus' ability to trick the immune system and infect the body.The finding could remove a major hurdle ... Read more...

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Most cardiac deaths in India preventable: Expert


September 24th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Around 80 percent of cardiac deaths in the country can be prevented if people are made aware about heart diseases, Medanta Heart Institute said Saturday."Correct ... Read more...

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High cholesterol linked to Alzheimer’s


September 13th, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) People with high cholesterol may have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study says."We found that high cholesterol levels were significantly related to brain ... Read more...

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Subtle ads have stoked sales of anti-depressants


September 12th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Subtle advertising by drug companies has persuaded doctors to prescribe three times more anti-depressants than they did in the 1970s. Their methods were exposed by a ... Read more...

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Wine can help women in middle-age


September 8th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) While it is said an apple a day can keep the doctor away, a new study has suggested a couple of glasses of wine a day ... 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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Smoking moms’ kids more vulnerable to heart disease


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Children whose mothers smoke during pregnancy have lower levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, known to protect against heart disease in later life. By the age ... 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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Man eats 25,000 burgers, says more to come!


May 22nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 57-year-old American has eaten 25,000 McDonald burgers and plans to continue eating more of them till the day he dies, a media report said Sunday.Don ... Read more...

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Gene variation linked to infertility in women


May 18th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Variation in a gene involved in regulating cholesterol has been linked to infertility in women, a study shows.According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, variation in ... Read more...

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Legal battle on in the ‘Heart attack sandwich’ case


May 12th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a legal battle going on in the United States for the right to sell the “heart attack” sandwich. The Heart Attack Grill in Chandler, ... Read more...

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Statins may reduce septic lung damage


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): New research suggests that treatment with the cholesterol drug simvastatin significantly reduces lung damage resulting from severe abdominal sepsis and infection."We hope that this study will not only ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may improve blood flow after stroke


April 27th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins may help may help restore blood flow after a stroke, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.The ... 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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