Troponin Could Help Determine Lipid Tx in Stable Patients
Incorporating high-sensitivity troponin testing in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk classification would better inform cholesterol management for stable patients, a...
19 hours ago - MedPageToday
Eat Your Carrots! β-Carotene and Cholesterol Homeostasis
See corresponding article on page 2023 .
1 day ago - Journal of Nutrition
Doubt cast on wisdom of targeting 'bad' cholesterol to curb heart disease risk
Setting targets for 'bad' cholesterol levels to ward off heart disease and death in those at risk might seem intuitive, but decades of research have failed to show any...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Targeting LDL cholesterol to reduce heart disease risk now questioned
For many years, health experts have warned that high levels of bad cholesterol or low-density lipoprotein are critical drivers for the development of cardiovascular disease...
2 days ago - News Medical
Statins are not effective at cutting risk of dying from heart disease
The research, published in the British Medical Journal, found that three quarters of all trials reported no reduction in mortality among those who took drugs to lower their...
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Cholesterol guideline suitability questioned in younger patients with, at risk for MI
The 2018 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol does not flag most younger patients with premature MI as...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Diet for Fatty Liver Disease
Let's hear it for the liver! This hard-working organ filters out toxins in the blood, helps digest food, and stores energy. But it can be difficult for the liver to do all this...
6 days ago - UPMC - 2 articles
Cholesterol-lowering drug improved function of heart's arteries
In a pilot study of people living with HIV or high levels of cholesterol, researchers found that a six-week course of a cholesterol-lowering medication improved the function of...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily
Self-management education critical to turn tide against diabetes
There may be 60.6 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes in 2060, up from 22.3 million in 2014, according to a consensus report issued by several medical societies. Despite...
6 days ago - Healio
Cholesterol-lowering Agent Improved Function of Heart's Arteries
In a pilot study of people living with HIV or high levels of cholesterol, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers found that a six-week course of a cholesterol-lowering medication...
7 days ago - Medindia Health
The headlines of Master Doctor
FDA OKs Anti-BCMA Drug for Multiple Myeloma
The FDA granted accelerated approval to belantamab mafodotin on Wednesday in heavily pretreated multiple myeloma. Belantamab mafodotin is the first approved therapy that...
Fauci says US has the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world
Dr Anthony Fauci said the US has 'quantitatively' suffered from the pandemic as the country averages nearly 60,000 new cases and 1,000 deaths per day.
Erectile dysfunction drug aviptadil may also beat Covid-19, experts believe
Aviptadil, marketed as Invicorp in the UK, has been fast-tracked into clinical trials in the US after promising signs in a small number of patients in the US.
Public Health Wales figures show Covid-19 cases in Welsh hospitals
Several Welsh health boards are reporting no positive cases at their main hospital sites
Darolutamide Benefits Patients With Prostate Cancer, Says Study
The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care assessed whether adding darolutamide offers an added benefit for patients in comparison with the appropriate...
Nerve Stimulation Boosts Language Learning Skills
Non-invasive technique called transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation using an earbud-like device can enhance complex cognitive skill like language learning in healthy people...
Thousands of Covid-19 deaths 'to be wiped off the government's official...
Health Secretary Matt Hancock last month ordered an urgent review into how daily death counts are calculated by Public Health England because of a 'statistical flaw'.
Childhood Connection to Nature Linked to Many Benefits but is Not...
Connection to nature is complex, as it can generate negative emotions tied to issues like climate change as well as positive emotions, reveals a new study.
Minority, Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Kids Have Higher Rates of COVID-19...
COVID-19 rates are significantly higher among minority kids and those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, reports a new study.
Vitamin D Deficiencies Puts People's Health At Risk
Vitamin D deficiency can lead to health problems such as osteomalacia and other chronic diseases.