Coconut Oil Groupies, You Need To CTFD Already. It's Going To Be Okay
The crunchy world was rocked Friday when the American Heart Association released a report regarding studies of saturated fat and cholesterol. But this report also included a...
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Statins confer benefits in heart structure, function
Beyond cholesterol lowering, statins are associated with improved heart structure and function, according to data presented at EuroCMR in Prague. “Statins have other...
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AHA: Polyunsaturated fats as substitute for saturated fats lower risk for CVD
The American Heart Association recommended substituting saturated fat with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk for CVD, according...
11 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Long-term metformin therapy reduces CVD risk in type 1 diabetes
SAN DIEGO - Middle-aged adults with long-standing type 1 diabetes at high risk for cardiovascular disease who added metformin to insulin therapy for 3 years saw reductions in...
12 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Early life exposure to CV risk factors affects cognition in adults
The cumulative burden of CV risk factors, especially BP, cholesterol and smoking, during childhood and adolescence affects midlife cognitive performance, regardless of exposure...
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Cholesterol levels in children
Screening for cholesterol in children The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that all children between the ages of 9 to 11 are screened for high cholesterol due to the...
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Genetics of serum carotenoid concentrations and their correlation with obesity-related traits in Mexican American children
Background: Dietary intake of phytonutrients present in fruits and vegetables, such as carotenoids, is associated with a lower risk of obesity and related traits, but the...
1 month ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - 2 articles
Q&A: How to engage patients in managing obesity
As a potential risk factor for conditions such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, obesity is an aspect of overall health that should be monitored as part of routine primary...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
011-Lipid Screening in Youth
Background: Abnormal lipid levels can be caused by genetic mutations that alter regulatory mechanisms of lipid metabolism such as familial hypercholesterolemia , acquired...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
After a Doctor Suggested Gastric Bypass, This Mom Was Fired Up to Lose Weight Herself
Amber Barham is a 25-year-old mother and teacher from Florida , but after one scary doctor's appointment, she was motivated to change her life. Amber struggled with her weight...
1 month ago - PopSugar - 2 articles
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Professor's Response To Mom Who Missed Class Is Going Viral For All The...
Professor's kind response to student's absence goes viral Finding good, reliable childcare can be a real challenge for parents, and sometimes even the best options fall though...
Cleveland Clinic, Rainbow on U.S. News' Best Children's Hospitals rankings
Cleveland Clinic Children's, University Hospital's Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and Akron Children's Hospital ranked among the top 50 health centers in several...
This Creative Family Photo Tells A Story Of Love, Loss And Hope
A creative family photo is giving people all the feels. Louisiana mom and blogger Chrissy Roussel shared a photo of her children with her siblings' kids on Facebook . The photo...
A Baby's Skin No Match for The Sun
Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection, pediatric dermatologist says Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Care , Skin Cancer , Sun Exposure
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Serena Williams Slams John McEnroe For His Sexist Comments About Her Talent
Sorry John McEnroe, Serena Williams has no time for this nonsense Hey, remember when Serena Williams won the Australian Open while pregnant? And how amazing that was? She's...
Few Upsets in U.S. News Top Kids' Hospitals List
U.S. News & World Report's 11th annual ranking of the best pediatric hospitals has few surprises, with Boston Children's Hospital in first place for the third straight year.
What We Know About The Link Between Fever During Pregnancy And Autism
New research provides intriguing clues about how inflammation affects pregnancy.
How To Desensitize Your Child To A Food Allergy
"Oral immunotherapy" can help you reintroduce foods after an allergy has begun.