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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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British cabbies told to shed flab

December 20th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Flabby cabbies in Britain have been asked to shed their bulging tummies by officials who are worried they give tourists the wrong image.Taxi drivers in Preston, Lancashire, have ... Read more...

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Leading cholesterol tests not always accurate: Study

July 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Leading commercial tests to assess the cholesterol levels produced results of mixed accuracy when compared to well-established techniques, a recent research has revealed.The National Cholesterol Education Program maintains ... Read more...

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Fasting ‘not essential’ before cholesterol test

November 11th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): People may no longer require to fast before having a cholesterol test, for a new study found that the results were just as accurate if the patient had ... Read more...

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