Women and older adults still vastly underrepresented in cholesterol drug trials
Although heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, and older adults are more likely to have heart and vascular disease than young people, randomized clinical trials...
10 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Statins may help lower cholesterol but can also INCREASE diabetes risk, says study
The available research on statin use and Type 2 diabetes risk provides varied results. But a recent study revealed that the cholesterol-lowering medication significantly...
4 days ago - Natural News - 4 articles
Β-Carotene Oxygenase 1 Activity Modulates Circulating Cholesterol Concentrations in Mice and Humans
ABSTRACTBackgroundPlasma cholesterol is one of the strongest risk factors associated with the development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and myocardial infarction...
4 days ago - Nutrition
Snacking on whole almonds for 6 weeks improves endothelial function and lowers LDL cholesterol but does not affect liver fat and other cardiometabolic risk factors in healthy adults: the ATTIS study, a randomized controlled trial
ABSTRACTBackgroundThere is convincing evidence that daily whole almond consumption lowers blood LDL cholesterol concentrations, but effects on other cardiometabolic risk...
9 days ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - 2 articles
What Meat and Eggs Do to Our Microbiome
As I've explored before, whether young or old, male or female, smoker or non-smoker, with high blood pressure or low blood pressure, high cholesterol or low, having high levels...
12 days ago - Nutrition Facts
Does cholesterol play a role in COVID-19?
A new study published on the preprint server bioRxiv in May 2020 suggests that the strikingly increased mortality in COVID-19 patients who are either old or also have high...
12 days ago - News Medical - 5 articles
Researchers suggest using auricular acupressure to improve cholesterol levels in obese adolescents
Obesity, which is defined as an abnormal or excessive accumulation of body fat, is considered a global epidemic. According to the World Health Organization , obesity has...
13 days ago - Natural News
Letting chickens get plenty of sunlight may help boost the vitamin D content of their eggs
Vitamin D is a nutrient needed by the body for the absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. It belongs to a family of cholesterol-derived compounds and has two major...
17 days ago - Natural News
Cholesterol lowering drugs can improve composition of gut bacteria in obese individuals
The human gut microbiota consists of trillions of bacteria, fungi and virus constituting an inner chemical factory producing a multitude of microbial compounds affecting...
17 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Cholesterol Lowering Agents Improve Gut Bacteria Composition
MetaCardis investigators explore gut bacteria in around 900 individuals from Denmark, France and Germany to study the effect of statins on gut microbiome composition.
17 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
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Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 36,393 with 351 new fatalities
Department of Health figures also showed that 3,287 more Britons had tested positive for the coronavirus. Today's death toll is marginally lower than the 363 recorded yesterday.
Covid-19 Recovery Rate Doubled
Total recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in the country has been recorded at 34.06% and the Doubling Rate improved from 3.4 days in the pre-lockdown week to 12.9 days in the...
How Much Exercise Do You Need to Lower Your Risk of Developing Cancer?
Some studies suggest that regular exercise may lower the risk of some forms of cancer. Who wouldn't want that extra benefit, especially with cancer being in the top five causes...
Videos Of Crowded Lake Of The Ozarks Party Go Viral Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Despite the pandemic, videos have emerged of a packed party in Lake of the Ozarks, a popular Missouri vacation spot While June 20 might be the official first day of summer...
Coronavirus nightmare as 49-year-old nurse tests positive 8 times in 50 days
One Canadian nurse who caught coronavirus a few months ago has now tested positive for the disease eight times in the past 50 days, raising questions about just how long the...
Britain announces hundreds more coronavirus deaths
Today's death toll - which takes into account all settings - is the lowest recorded on a Saturday since March 21 (56), three days before the UK went into lockdown.
Report: Cuomo shipped off 4,300 coronavirus patients to NY nursing homes
Over 4,300 recovering COVID-19 patients were shipped off to New York's nursing homes and long-term care facilities as a result of a controversial state directive, according to...
Adding Spices to Your Meal may Help Lower Inflammation
Adding an array of spices to your meal not only makes your food tastier but also has several health benefits, such as lower inflammation, reveals a new study.
The Best Recipes, Products And More Things We Tried This Week
Our editors share what's keeping them calm, productive and entertained during coronavirus social distancing.
Work Up a Major Sweat With Our New Instagram Live Workouts, Streaming This Week!
You already know this by now, but we'll say it again for the people in the back: you definitely don't need a gym - or any kind of fitness equipment, TBH - to work up a sweat...