Alcohol May Help Preserve 'Good' Cholesterol
But more is not better for heart health. For years we've heard that drinking wine and other alcoholic beverages in moderation
1 day ago - The Huffington Post
Should You Still Be on Team Olive Oil? Here Are the Facts
Recent years have seen the rise in popularity of coconut and avocado oils, with our old friend olive oil being cast aside - and, some argue, quite unfairly. Olive oil has been...
3 days ago - PopSugar
The Surprising Things That Happen to Your Body When You Cut Sugar For 10 Days
If you need more convincing that refined sugars are wreaking havoc on your health, then look no further than this newest study, which shows that cutting added sugar for just a...
3 days ago - PopSugar
Cholesterol Crystals are a Sign of a Heart Attack
Crystals are released from a plaque that can build up in the heart and is often made up of fat, calcium and other substances.
3 days ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
Cholesterol crystals are sure sign a heart attack may loom
A new study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person's cholesterol plays, when in a crystallized state, during a heart attack.
3 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
2 decades of pharmacological prevention
In 1950, Konrad Bloch, a refugee from Nazi Germany, elucidated the cholesterol synthetic pathway. Thirty-seven years later, lovastatin, the first inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase...
3 days ago - Healio
Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns
Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol , Medicines , Memory
4 days ago - MedlinePlus
Plasma lipidomic profiles and cardiovascular events in a randomized intervention trial with the Mediterranean diet
Background: Lipid metabolites may partially explain the inverse association between the Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular disease . Objective: We evaluated the associations...
4 days ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Green Tea Benefits for Health
The Chinese have known about medicinal green tea benefits since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. I originally didn't like green tea...
4 days ago - Fitness Tips for Life
Is Being 'Fat but Fit' Possible?
Photograph by Getty A new study challenges the belief you can be overweight and healthy It's one of the dominating controversies in the health world: Can you really be “fat but...
5 days ago - Mens health - 3 articles
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Gulf of Mexico DEAD ZONE caused by agricultural runoff from U.S. farms
Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an area of water that contains little to no oxygen. The significantly...
Fetal Harm In Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy Related To Maternal...
Zika virus smothers immune system in pregnant women, causing severe abnormalities in fetus as well as other pregnancy related complications.
Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs...
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease , Drug Safety , Heartburn
Control Mechanisms of Synapse Formation Identified
Excitatory synapses release neurotransmitters that excite neurons and synaptic inhibitors release neurotransmitters to inhibit nerve cell excitability synapse.
New Terahertz Imaging Approach can be Useful for Detecting Early-Stage Skin...
Skin cancer can already be detected using terahertz light, but because of the low resolution, the cancer can only be seen after it has grown quite large.
Smart Label Could Detect Food and Cosmetic Spoilage, Contamination
A low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor incorporated into smart labels helps to detect food and cosmetic spoilage and contamination with easy-to-read results.
The Rock Shares His Gym Playlist So We Can All Workout Like Him
Rodale Inc. Ok, so maybe not exactly like him You probably can't lift like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the gym, but now at least you can listen to the music that gets him in...
Patients With Heart Failure Mostly Underestimate Their Disease Risk
The perception about heart disease severity varied between the patient and the physician who treated them.
Breast Milk Might Be Used To Fight Antibacterial Resistance
Sugars present in the breast milk helps take over bacteria which are usually resistant to antibiotics.