Biomarker can nip hardening of arteries in the bud

January 22nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) A new set of biomarkers could identify atherosclerosis -- hardening of the arteries -- at the earliest stages and prevent thousands of untimely deaths. Atherosclerosis brings ... Read more...

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Chronic high cholesterol diet leads to brain damage: Study

November 25th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study by Laboratory of Psychiatry and Experimental Alzheimers Research at the Medical University Innsbruck (Austria) demonstrated that chronic high fat cholesterol diet in rats exhibit pathologies ... Read more...

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Promising new target for developing cholesterol-lowering drugs identified

November 25th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists have identified a promising new target for the development of a new class of cholesterol lowering drugs.They have found that the degradation by PCSK9 of the ... Read more...

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Regular exercise, calcium-rich diet can cut metabolic syndrome risk

November 7th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Regular exercise and a calcium-rich diet can effectively reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, which is linked to heart disease and type 2 diabetes, say researchers.The researchers ... Read more...

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Kids too can have high cholesterol levels

February 6th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): High cholesterol is not just confined to adults, for children can have it too even if they are not overweight, says a new study.Experts at Childrens Hospital of ... Read more...

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Eating whole-grain breakfast cereals may lower heart failure risk for men

November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin

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