Manage your cholesterol levels with Indian gooseberry
Researchers found another medicinal plant that can help lower your cholesterol and triglyceride levels: the Indian gooseberry , also known as amla. The researchers conducted a...
1 day ago - Natural News - 8 articles
Low LDL, triglycerides increase stroke risk in women
Women with LDL levels below 70 mg/dL and low triglyceride levels had increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published in Neurology. “Strategies to lower...
2 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Cholesterol Managers Want to Double Statin Prescriptions
Cholesterol is found in nearly every cell in your body. This waxy substance is vital for optimal functioning of cell membranes, regulating protein pathways and supporting brain...
4 days ago - Mercola
How to Calculate Your BMI: Determining Your Range
What is BMI, or body mass index, and how does it measure health? Calculating BMI can help you discover if you have any weight-related health risks. What Is BMI? BMI uses your...
4 days ago - UPMC
Statins provide no benefit for 50 percent of patients, say researchers
Millions of patients do not benefit from taking statins and fail to achieve a cholesterol level low enough to reduce their risk of heart or stroke, report researchers.
4 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Half of patients on statins fail to reach 'healthy' cholesterol level after 2 years
Half of patients prescribed statins in primary care fail to reach 'healthy' cholesterol levels after two years of treatment with these drugs.
4 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Eat maoberries for a healthy heart
Cardiovascular disease leading to heart failure is the leading cause of death around the world. Many studies have shown that consuming foods high in cholesterol, which promotes...
5 days ago - Natural News
Statins 'don't work well for one in two people'
Fresh research questions the merit of the cholesterol-lowering pills taken by millions of Britons.
5 days ago - BBC
Half of patients taking statins won't reach 'healthy' cholesterol levels
Nottingham University researchers used data from 165,400 British people. They found the cheap pills had no significant impact for 49 per cent of the patients.
5 days ago - Daily Mail
Low Cholesterol Linked to Higher Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk
High LDL cholesterol is a known risk factor for ischemic stroke, but a new study suggests it may also increase the risk for hemorrhagic stroke. Medscape Medical News
5 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
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Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authors suggest this...
Scientific literature regarding the effects of marijuana currently has been expanding. This has resulted in a plethora of studies, mainly how marijuana can affect the brain...
Elmo Taught Cersei And Tyrion A Little Something About Respect
Cersei and Tyrion got a very important lesson about getting along and respect courtesy of Sesame Street What's the one thing that could maybe, possibly broker peace between...
Study: Dietary cystine can improve blood albumin levels
A multi-university study from Japan noted that consuming dietary proteins rich in cystine can regulate plasma mercaptalbumin levels, based on animal studies. The results of the...
1,000 unvaccinated Brooklyn children received the MMR shot this week
Last week, 3,300 children in Williamsburg had not been vaccinated. Since the state of emergency was declared, 1,000 have got the shot.
MORE blood pressure pills recalled over carcinogen fears
Last summer it emerged drugs made in China and India, and dispatched across the world were contaminated with carcinogens NMBA, NMDA, and NDEA.
Start Losing Belly Fat Today With These 14 Expert-Recommended Eating Tips
While there is no one magic solution when it comes to reducing belly fat , and unfortunately, it's not possible to spot-reduce fat specifically from your tummy , you can lower...
If You're Eating Any of These Foods Late in the Evening, They Could Be...
There are so many things that can disrupt your sleep - from stress about work deadlines to the temperature of the room - but if you find yourself tossing and turning after a...
What I Want To Say To My High School Senior
Senior year is almost over for my “practice kid.” My firstborn. The one who helped me figure out how to be a mom. As I wrap my head around the logistics of moving him into...
I Almost Died Twice Because Doctors Didn't Believe Me
“I think you're a hypochondriac,” the doctor sighed. Then, “Maybe it's anorexia?” I'd been sick for months, starting with a stomach virus over Thanksgiving break. I was running...
Skinnytaste Meal Plan
A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast , lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and WW SmartPoints®. Happy Saturday! For...