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  • High Cholesterol Can Cause Bone Loss

    Indo-Asian News Service, October 17, 2016 16:52 IST

    High cholesterol, which is a known factor for the decrease in heart health may harm more than our cardiovascular systems and lead to bone loss, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.
  • Excess 'Good Cholesterol' May Shorten Your Life

    Indo-Asian News Service, August 12, 2016 12:12 IST

    Too much of a good thing may not always be better for your health. Researchers have shown that high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol - commonly touted as "good cholesterol" for ...
  • Get a Grip on High Blood Pressure: This Simple Hand Exercise Can Help

    Nancy Szokan, The Washington Post, July 13, 2016 15:06 IST

    Hand-grip exercises - squeezing one of those V-shape devices with a resistance spring - can lower your blood pressure by about 10 percent.
  • 'Bad' Cholesterol Not Behind Elderly Deaths: Researchers

    Indo-Asian News Service, June 28, 2016 14:16 IST

    Older people with high levels of "bad" or low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C) cholesterol live as long, and often longer, than their peers with low levels of the same cholesterol.
  • Barley Can Ward Off 'Bad Cholesterol' and Prevent Heart Disease

    NDTV Food, June 09, 2016 18:07 IST

    Barley has a lowering effect on the total bad cholesterol in high-risk individuals, but can also benefit people without high cholesterol.
  • Family History of Heart Disease Ups Cholesterol Risk in Kids

    IANS, June 01, 2016 16:51 IST

    The findings showed that such children had a higher ratio of total cholesterol and were also at risk of cardiometabolic markers -- chances for having diabetes, heart disease or stroke.
  • Don't Blame Your Genes for High Cholesterol

    AFP, April 04, 2016 12:42 IST

    Genetic mutations that can be blamed for unusually high cholesterol are far rarer than previously thought, existing in only about two percent of the population.
  • Scientists Find 'Good' Cholesterol Can Sometimes Be Bad

    Reuters, March 11, 2016 15:37 IST

    The scientists found that people with the mutation had an increased relative risk of coronary heart disease almost equivalent to the risk caused by smoking.
  • Eat Avocado to Improve Cholesterol Levels

    IANS, February 20, 2016 15:47 IST

    Eating fresh avocados every day can significantly change lipid profiles and improve cholesterol levels, reveals a study.
  • To Lower Cholesterol, Try a Foray Into the Mediterranean

    Jane E. Brody, The New York Times, November 10, 2015 16:38 IST

    Many Americans, when faced with a serious health risk like high cholesterol, opt to take a pill rather than adopt healthier living habits.
  • Gut Bacteria Key to Good Cholesterol and Heart Health

    IANS, September 11, 2015 18:18 IST

    The findings may open door to new therapies to alter gut bacteria types that contribute to body weight, fat and cholesterol levels. This can further facilitate prevention of heart disease.
  • A Novel Antibody That Can Help in Lowering 'Bad' Cholesterol

    IANS, September 07, 2015 17:22 IST

    According to a new study, an antibody called "alirocumab" can significantly lower cholesterol levels in patients with very high levels of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) or what is called "bad" cholesterol.
  • High Cholesterol Stops Vitamin E From Reaching Tissues

    NDTV Food, March 19, 2015 10:50 IST

    According a recent research high cholesterol and triglycerides levels can prevent the essential vitamin E from reaching the tissues that need it.
  • Eggs and Meat Not Linked to Bad Cholesterol, Says United States Health Panel

    Reuters, February 20, 2015 18:19 IST

    Egg and red meat lovers may find reason to rejoice in a decision by a United States advisory health panel to remove warnings about dietary cholesterol, saying that there is no link ...
  • United States May Lower Cholesterol's Level of Threat: Report

    Reuters, February 11, 2015 17:45 IST

    At a December meeting, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee discussed its decision to no longer deem cholesterol a "nutrient of concern."
  • Eating Beans and Pulses Daily Can Reduce Bad Cholesterol by 5 Percent

    IANS, Toronto, April 08, 2014 14:51 IST

    According to a new study, eating one serving a day of beans, peas or lentils can significantly reduce "bad cholesterol" and therefore the risk of cardiovascular disease. Sievenpiper of St Michael's Hospital ...
  • Egg White Component Lowers Blood Pressure

    IANS, Washington, April 10, 2013 15:46 IST

    A study by American scientists presented Wednesday supports the view that a substance in egg white has the ability to lower blood pressure without negative effects.Scientists reported that a component of egg ...
  • Red Wine Wards Off Cholesterol

    IANS, London, January 31, 2013 16:28 IST

    Drinking red wine can ward-off cholesterol build-up resulting from eating red meat, say scientists.Harmful compounds from red meat form in the bloodstream, creating "bad" cholesterol that damages blood vessels and heightens cardiac ...
  • Scientists Nail Protein Behind Bad Cholesterol

    IANS, Toronto, November 27, 2012 11:47 IST

    Canadian scientists have nailed a protein behind high levels of bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL), elevating the risk of heart disease.The research proves that the protein in question, Resistin, secreted by ...
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