Naturally Lowering Cholesterol
(NAPSI)—If living a healthier life is your cup of tea, you may be interested in an easy way to improve your health—using the natural antioxidant powers of tea.
Low levels of “bad” cholesterol and high levels of “good” cholesterol are associated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain, which is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, in a pattern that is similar to the relationship between bad and good cholesterol in cardiovascular disease, according to researchers at UC Davis.
"B" Smart About Lowering Cholesterol
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the one in six Americans the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is at risk for heart disease because of high blood cholesterol, you may be relieved to learn there are ways to reduce that risk.
Have "Heart In The Kitchen" To Develop Plan For Lowering Cholesterol
(NAPSI)—When restaurateur, vineyard owner and “MasterChef” judge Joe Bastianich was diagnosed with high cholesterol, his doctor told him he needed to lower it. “At age 35, I was facing some pretty significant health issues, being overweight and having high cholesterol among them.” Bastianich’s professional and personal lives were heavily focused on food, and with his busy career, he wasn’t as active as he needed to be.
People with HIV whose immune cells have low cholesterol levels experience much slower disease progression, even without medication, according to a study at University of Pittsburg Graduate School of Public Health.
Stroke patients managed by pharmacists can significantly improve blood pressure and cholesterol levels, according to a recent clinical trial.
(NewsUSA) - Family matriarchs often covet secret family recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation. "My grandmother had some of the best recipes," said Vivienne Halpern, MD, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Yet, I know if she were with us today, she would adjust those recipes to provide her family with healthier meals."
(NAPSI)—Everyone is at risk for heart disease and stroke. People of all ages, genders, races and ethnicities are affected. However, certain populations, including African Americans, are at higher risk than others.
The benefits of bariatric surgery may be long-lasting, especially when it comes to type-2 diabetes.
(NAPSI)—How many people do you know who have been affected by heart disease or stroke? How many have been your family members? Fifty-five-year-old Gail had lost nearly everyone in her family to cardiovascular disease and when she lost her father, too, she fell into poor eating habits that made her cholesterol and blood pressure levels soar. Her risk for heart disease and stroke had never been higher.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. If you have high cholesterol chances are you've heard of these and others. And now, in an effort aimed at preventing a first heart attack or stroke in millions of Americans there are new guidelines. But some say the guidelines rely on old data.
A diet focused on fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish has more evidence of preventing heart disease and lowering cardiovascular risk than diets focusing on limiting fat.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.
In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo, Heather Britton poses for a photo at her home in Bay Village, Ohio. New research is boosting hopes that weight-loss surgery can put some patients' diabetes into remission for years and perhaps in some cases, for good. Some patients, like Britton, have passed the five-year mark when some experts consider cure or prolonged remission a possibility. Before the study, she was taking drugs for diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol; she takes none now. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Drugmaker Merck says it is suspending its sale of the cholesterol drug Tredaptive.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Every 33 seconds, someone in the U.S. dies from heart disease. That’s roughly the equivalent of a September 11th –like tragedy repeating itself every 24 hours, 365 days a year. Now, researchers are learning more about what puts you at risk.
Do you know your LDL? It's the bad cholesterol in our bodies and the American Heart Association says keeping it under 100 is best to avoid heart attacks and strokes, but for some people no matter what they do their numbers skyrocket.
(Family Features) Superfoods, by definition, are calorie sparse and nutrient dense, adding health and flavor benefits to dishes. They are superior sources of antioxidants and essential nutrients - nutrients we need but cannot make ourselves. Adding them to your daily diet, you can add freshness and flavor to meals and snacks you love.
If you don't like to eat breakfast you may want to reconsider.
Researchers at the National Institute of Health discovered that activating a protein called sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) extends lifespan, delays age-related metabolic diseases, and improves health in mice. The findings could lead to drugs that help people become healthier and live longer. =
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology are teaming to release a new set of guidelines designed to protect our hearts.