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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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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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Weight Watchers’ members lose twice as many kilos


September 8th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Obese people on a Weight Watchers programme lose twice as many kilos as those following a doctor's advice, a new study shows. The core approach of ... 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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Fibre-rich diet reduces heart risk


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Consuming food items rich in fibre, like fruits, vegetables and whole-grain products, especially as a young adult, is likely to confer a lifetime of protection ... Read more...

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Cholesterol drugs cut risk of blood clotting: Study


March 17th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Scientists suggest that drugs, which regulate levels of cholesterol in the blood, may also reduce the risk of dangerous clots.Researchers reduced the size and stability of blood clots ... Read more...

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Promising new way to lower cholesterol production


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a promising new way to inhibit cholesterol production in the body, one that may yield treatments as effective as existing medications but with fewer side-effects.A ... Read more...

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Eating Resistant Starch Foods Makes You Thinner?


January 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The benefits of bread are far more than what is generally presumed, if revelations of a new study are taken into consideration. The findings of the ... Read more...

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70-day diet of ‘biscuits, cakes, fat-laden junk food’ to help you lose weight!


December 29th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Ever thought gobbling fat laden junk food, biscuits, cakes and other high-sugar could help shed those extra kilos? If not, then here's something you should know-an American ... Read more...

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Hidden health benefits of Christmas food revealed


December 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Christmas food is always believed to be high in fat and calories, but a closer look has revealed some of its hidden health benefits too.For example, a turkey, ... Read more...

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Soyfoods protect against breast cancer, lower cholesterol


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Including soyfoods in a balanced diet will protect against breast cancer, lower cholesterol, and support nutrient adequacy, say experts.Soy and Women's HealthA review of data has suggested that ... Read more...

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Garlic could help treat hypertension


November 17th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that garlic may be useful in addition to medication to treat high blood pressure.As part of the research, Australian doctors enrolled 50 patients ... Read more...

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A heart pill that halves risk of death


November 15th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A heart pill promises to nearly halve the risk of death and save tens of thousands of heart patients every year, researchers say.Costing just two pounds a day, ... Read more...

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Stronger anti-cholestrol drugs can cut heart attack deaths


November 9th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) More powerful statins - drugs used to lower cholesterol levels associated with cardiovascular diseases - can cut down deaths from heart attacks, a study shows. Researchers from Oxford ... Read more...

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Statins could help stave off seizures


October 26th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new research has discovered that statins, the family of drugs used to lower cholesterol, might also reduce the risk of epileptic seizures in people with cardiovascular disease.A ... Read more...

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The humble butter is a casualty of brand war (Comment)


October 26th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Animesh Banerjee Butter has been around almost since the inception of civility. The records reveal that butter originated during the Mesopotamian civilization, between 9000 and 8000 BC. It was initially prepared ... Read more...

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Can three cups of tea a day prevent heart diseases?


October 10th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There’s good news for the lovers of the morning cup of tea, on a daily basis. This beverage is said to be beneficial in providing ... Read more...

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Missing out on breakfast won’t make you thin


August 9th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Missing out on breakfast is unlikely to help you shed those extra pounds, says a new study.Surveys have shown that those who skip breakfast are four times more ... Read more...

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Gastric bypass surgery ‘can help lower cholesterol’


June 26th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that gastric bypass surgery can help lower cholesterol and improve the ratio of total cholesterol to HDL (good) cholesterol.The study showed that within ... Read more...

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Moderate drinkers are healthier than teetotallers


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Moderate drinkers are found to have better health than teetotallers, a new study reveals. Telegraph.co.uk reported that the findings reveal that moderate drinkers have lower rates of heart ... Read more...

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Moderate drinkers ‘are healthier than teetotallers’


May 20th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): A major new study has shown that people who drink moderately, two or three glasses of wine in the evening, are far healthier than those who abstain from ... Read more...

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Why statins work for some people, but not for all


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Scientists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center have found why statins- popular drugs that lower cholesterol and appear to protect against colorectal cancer development- work for some people, ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering statins ‘raise diabetes risk’


February 17th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Statins, which help to lower cholesterol levels, can increase the risk of diabetes, a new study shows.In the new research, the popular heart drug has been shown to ... Read more...

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Statins ‘fight cataracts too’


February 10th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Statins, a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels, have been found to cut the risks of cataracts in both men and women, say researchers."Doctors have known ... Read more...

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Ancient resin myrrh helps lower cholesterol levels


December 24th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): An ancient resin, traditionally used as a perfume or embalming fluid, has been found effective in lowering cholesterol levels if taken as a food supplement, say researchers.Best known ... Read more...

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Aspirin ‘cuts risk of sight loss’


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of sight loss, says a new research.In the study, scientists found that people who took the pill every other day saw ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise, weight loss key to lowering blood-cholesterol


November 30th, 2009 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Cologne (Germany), Nov 30 (DPA) A healthy diet with lots of seasonal vegetables, fruit and high-fibre foods such as whole grain can often bring high blood-cholesterol levels back to normal, noted ... Read more...

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Cholesterol drugs may be effective against cancer too


October 28th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Millions of people worldwide use statins, a class of drugs used to lower blood cholesterol, but new research shows they may also be effective against cancer. Statins lower cholesterol ... Read more...

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Statins may be effective against cancer


October 28th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Cholesterol-lowering medicines, also known as statins, can prove effective in the treatment of cancer, says a new study.The research from the University of Gothenburg has been published in ... Read more...

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Weight-loss surgery before pregnancy can break family’s cycle of obesity


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Obese women who undergo weight loss surgery before pregnancy tend to have children who are less likely to become fat, according to a new study.Previous studies of obese ... Read more...

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Kudzu extract shows promise as dietary supplement for metabolic syndrome


August 27th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Kudzu, the nuisance vine that has overgrown almost 10 million acres in the southeastern United States, can be used as a dietary supplement for metabolic syndrome.Scientists in Alabama ... Read more...

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Immune system’s role in bone loss uncovered


August 26th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) have shed light on the role that the body's immune system plays in bone loss.Writing about their work in the ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover how high cholesterol levels cause bone loss


August 25th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered how high cholesterol levels bring about bone loss, potentially opening the way to new approaches for treating osteoporosis. Osteoporosis affects 10 million Americans, causing fragile bones ... Read more...

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New model to find optimum time for statin therapy in diabetes patients


August 15th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): A new computer model developed by researchers from North Carolina State University and Mayo Clinic can now be used to determine the best time to start using statin ... Read more...

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Garlic pills not a viable option to fight colds as yet


July 8th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Garlic pills are not the sure shot way to fight colds, as a new review suggests inconclusive evidence of the benefit of this treatment.Only one garlic study had ... Read more...

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