• Genetics of cholesterol point to possible drug targets for heart disease, diabetes

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    From the DNA of nearly 300,000 veterans, scientists have singled out a handful of genetic mutations that not only govern levels of cholesterol, but may also inform the development and use of drugs for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to researchers.
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  • Combination Drug Therapy May Treat Postmenopausal PCOS Complications

    Combination Drug Therapy May Treat Postmenopausal PCOS Complications

    2 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Combination of diabetes and high blood pressure drug can treat all postmenopausal polycystic ovary syndrome symptoms effectively.
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  • Drug cocktail may treat postmenopausal PCOS complications

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    A combination of a diabetes drug and a high blood pressure medication may effectively treat all symptoms of postmenopausal polycystic ovary syndrome .
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  • Fluctuating Metabolic Measurements May Be Risky

    2 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Frequent changes in weight, blood pressure, and other factors linked to poor outcomes
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  • Fluctuating weight, BP, cholesterol, blood glucose confer poor outcomes

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    People whose BMI, systolic BP, cholesterol and/or blood glucose levels fluctuate may be at greater risk for MI, stroke and all-cause mortality than those with more stable readings, according to a study published in Circulation.
    “Health care providers should pay attention to the variability in measurements of a patient's blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels as well as body weight,” Seung-Hwan Lee, MD, PhD, professor of endocrinology at the College of Medicine of the Catholic University of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, said in a press release. “Trying to
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  • Yo-yoing weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar readings may raise heart attack and stroke risk

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    People with fluctuating weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels are at higher risk of heart attack and stroke than those with more stable readings. Having more measures that fluctuate adds to the risk.
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