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‘Fasting detoxifies the body, but don’t overdo’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Fasting for religious purposes is common in India. The month of Shravan has just concluded and the month of Ramzan is on - in both ... 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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High-fat diet lowers blood sugar in diabetics


May 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 13 (IANS) Food with a lot of fat and few carbohydrates may actually benefit type-2 diabetics who are advised to stick to a low-fat diet. The results of ... Read more...

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Some ‘good’ cholesterol unable to protect heart


May 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A sub-class of high-density lipoprotein (HDl) cholesterol, known as "good" cholesterol, may not protect against coronary heart disease (CHD) and in fact may be harmful, says ... Read more...

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Be nutty for good health


April 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Chomping on nuts leads to higher levels of good cholesterol (Hdl, high-density lipoprotein) and lower levels of C-reactive protein, which can trigger chronic diseases including heart ... Read more...

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Statin can prevent strokes, besides lowering lipids


January 5th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Scientists have identified a molecular pathway to lower cholestrol and clotting using statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, reveals a study.People with high cholestrol are at ... 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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Why packing on pounds is riskier for Indians


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) Packing on pounds is riskier for Indians and other South Asians than white people, says a study.While white Caucasian people store their extra body fat in ... 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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‘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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Eating apples every day keep women’s cholesterol at bay


April 13th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): An apple a day can really keep the doctor away - by reducing bad cholesterol levels in women, according to a new study.Apples are truly a miracle fruit ... 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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Metabolic syndrome may up liver cancer risk


April 4th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): A new study has found that metabolic syndrome, a constellation of conditions that increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes, may also increase the risk of the ... 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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‘Good cholesterol’ nanoparticles may help fight cancer


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): New research, including an Indian-origin boffin, suggests that 'good cholesterol' (High-density lipoprotein) can act as a special delivery vehicle of destruction for cancer.A research team, led by scientists ... Read more...

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Safflower oil intake for 16 weeks good for heart


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Daily intake of a common cooking medium like safflower oil for 16 weeks is a safe way to protect your heart from risks.These new findings also ... Read more...

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A daily dose of safflower oil may help reduce heart disease risk


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, each day for 16 weeks may help reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new research.In the ... Read more...

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How ‘good cholesterol’ protects against heart attack, stroke


March 14th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): The structure of human HDL cholesterol has been identified and it may also shed light on how this 'fat packet' protects against cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack and ... Read more...

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Study says that Mediterranean diet fights heart disease


March 10th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has highlighted the benefits offered by Mediterranean diet. It has been known for a very long time that Mediterranean diet is heart healthy.The recent ... Read more...

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High levels of ‘good’ cholesterol may decrease bowel cancer risk


March 8th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research suggests that high levels of 'good' (high density lipoprotein) HDL cholesterol decrease the risk of bowel cancer.The association is independent of other potentially cancer-inducing markers ... Read more...

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Overweight adolescents may develop weak bones


March 6th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Overweight adolescents may develop weak bones, besides facing a host of health problems. A study of 143 overweight 14-18-year olds shows those with risk factors such ... 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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Adults with large waistlines, high blood pressure ‘at high risk for memory loss’


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that older people with larger waistlines, high blood pressure and other risk factors that make up metabolic syndrome may be at a higher ... Read more...

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To Help Waistline and Heart, Take Short Breaks From Sitting


January 13th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those whose jobs require that they sit at a desk all day, you may worry about the toll it is taking on your health, and you would ... Read more...

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Taking regular breaks from sitting good for heart, waistline


January 12th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Get up and move around as often as you can, for it's good for your heart and waistline, says a new study.The study links the total amount of ... Read more...

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Spanish study challenges image of healthy Mediterranean diet and lifestyle


January 11th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A long-held belief that people in the Mediterranean enjoy more healthy diets and lifestyles has been questioned by a Spanish study."Cardiovascular diseases account for 33 per cent of ... 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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Jab that could help you drop two dress sizes


December 27th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) A diet drug that helps women drop two dress sizes in six months could be available in just three years. The jab has produced "phenomenal" results helping men ... Read more...

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High levels of ‘good’ cholesterol linked to lower risk of Alzheimer’s


December 14th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study has found that high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - also known as "good" cholesterol - appear to be associated with a reduced risk for ... Read more...

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Moderate alcohol consumption cuts ‘risk of metabolic diseases’


November 30th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers have found that moderate drinkers tend to have about 30 per cent lower risk of developing late onset diabetes than do non-drinkers, and moderate drinkers also tend ... Read more...

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Increasing blood levels of ‘good’ cholesterol ‘cuts heart disease risk’


November 18th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists have found that increasing blood levels of 'good' cholesterol or HDL works better at protecting against heart diseases than statins, drugs that lower levels of low-density lipoprotein ... Read more...

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Not smoking increases levels of good cholesterol


November 15th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers have found that smoking cessation increases levels of HDL (high density lipoprotein), a good type of cholesterol - despite the weight gain commonly associated with quitting.Those who ... Read more...

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Mark Haub’s twinkies diet amazes with the results


November 9th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A nutrition professor has left several nutritionists including himself scratching their heads after an unexpected results to a study, which he carried on himself. The professor ... Read more...

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Can dark chocolate control diabetics’ cholesterol levels?


October 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): One of the ingredients of dark chocolate may help diabetics control high cholesterol levels, it has been claimed.The Hull University study has suggested that chocolate with high levels ... Read more...

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