Blood pressure, A1C testing can help patients from ‘falling through the cracks'
Understanding the importance of laboratory testing in relation to ocular disease is crucial, according to Bruce E. Onofrey, OD, RPh, FAAO. “It's essential to know what tests we...
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CardioBrief: Non-HDL Beats LDL Cholesterol for Risk Evaluation
So why do doctors still rely on LDL?
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Lipid Profile And Bone Mineral Density In Heavy Alcoholics
Some studies have illustrated the association between serum lipid profile and bone mineral density or fractures. None of these studies was performed among alcoholics, despite...
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The maternal-fetal gradient of free and esterified phytosterols at the time of delivery in humans
High dietary intakes of phytosterols , such as those consumed by vegans and vegetarians, are not recommended for cholesterol-lowering in pregnant women because the safety of...
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Cholesterol byproduct hijacks immune cells, lets breast cancer spread
High cholesterol levels have been associated with breast cancer spreading to other sites in the body, but doctors and researchers don't know the cause for the link. A new study...
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Scientists help show links between genes, body tissues
A research team is assessing how a person's genetic profile affects his body. The results could help show how individual genetic differences contribute to disease and guide...
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Ask Well: How Do People Die From Diabetes?
While untreated diabetes itself can be deadly, complications from the disease such as heart attacks are a more common cause of death.
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How to Grow Ginger at Home
By Dr. Mercola Ginger is a spice well worth having on hand at all times. Not only is it a wonderful addition to your cooking but it also has a wide variety of medicinal...
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Cholesterol By-product Involved in Breast Cancer Metastasis
A cholesterol by-product called 27HC facilitates breast cancer's spread by hijacking immune cells, says study.
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Cholesterol byproduct acts on specific immune cells to facilitate breast cancer spread
High cholesterol levels have been associated with breast cancer spreading to other sites in the body, but doctors and researchers don't know the cause for the link.
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Lack of sleep nearly triples risk of gestational diabetes
Pregnant women who get less than 6.25 hours of sleep are significantly more likely to develop a form of pregnancy-related diabetes, a new study from the University of Illinois...
BOMBSHELL: Flu shots scientifically proven to weaken immune response in...
A medical study conducted at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that women who received flu vaccines had a weakened immune system response in subsequent...
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters
Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities , Health Insurance , Melanoma
Google Maps Just Food-Shamed Its Users With A Calorie Counter
“For those that suffer from an eating disorder, it can contribute to the obsession associated with counting calories consumed and burned."
Could this explain why boys more likely to have autism?
Figures suggest four boys are diagnosed with autism to every one girl. Experts at the University of Iowa found male mice with a genetic cause show signs of being on the...
Type 2 diabetes breakthrough
Leicester Diabetes Centre experts found semaglutide helped 71 per cent of patients shed pounds - it is believed this is the first type 2 diabetes pill to instigate weight loss...
One in nine American men has oral HPV, new figures reveal
Researchers from the University of Florida found men were more likely to get oral HPV than women. Actor Michael Douglas said in 2013 that he got throat cancer from performing...
Why Autism is More Common in Boys Compared to Girls?
Autism predominantly affects males; four boys are affected for every one girl. What it is about this disorder that predisposes boys as compared to girls?
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites
Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health , Breast Cancer...
Study Looks At Health of Hispanic-American Families
Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health , Health Disparities , Hispanic American Health