Tag Archives: cholesterol

Vegetable Fat Not the Route to a Healthy Heart: Study

Vegetable Fat Not the Route to a Healthy Heart: Study

    Paris, France – Replacing animal fat in the human diet with vegetable oil seems not to lower heart disease risk, and might even boost it, according to a study ...

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Cholesterol Drug Fails to Improve Heart Health: Study

Cholesterol Drug Fails to Improve Heart Health: Study

  Washington, United States – An experimental drug that greatly increases levels of “good” cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found, leaving researchers shocked and disappointed. ...

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Genetically High Cholesterol May Be More Common Than Thought

Genetically High Cholesterol May Be More Common Than Thought

  Miami, United States – People who are born with genetically high cholesterol may be about twice as common in the United States as previously believed, according to new research published. ...

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New Anti-cholesterol Drugs Too Expensive: Report

New Anti-cholesterol Drugs Too Expensive: Report

  Washington, United States – The high price of two new anti-cholesterol drugs limits the benefits patients may see from them, according to a draft report released Wednesday by a US ...

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US Approves Injectable Anti-cholesterol Drug Repatha

US Approves Injectable Anti-cholesterol Drug Repatha

  Washington, United States – US regulators on approved Repatha, the second injectable drug of its kind designed for certain patients with stubbornly high cholesterol which puts them at risk of ...

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Experimental Anti-Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise

Experimental Anti-Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise

  Los Angeles, United States – People taking an experimental drug called Repatha (evolocumab) for high cholesterol were half as likely to die or suffer a heart attack or stroke as those taking conventional ...

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China on Brink of Heart Disease ‘Epidemic’: Study

China on Brink of Heart Disease ‘Epidemic’: Study

  Miami, United States – Unhealthy eating, smoking and obesity are threatening a heart disease epidemic in China, where three out of four people are in poor cardiovascular shape, said a study on Monday. The ...

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Nano-Drones May Knock Cholesterol Out of Bloodstream: Study

Nano-Drones May Knock Cholesterol Out of Bloodstream: Study

  Miami, United States – Tiny nano-particles that act like miniature drones could deliver a knock-out punch to plaque buildup in the arteries, according to an experimental approach described by US scientists ...

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Cholesterol No Longer A Concern: US Experts

Cholesterol No Longer A Concern: US Experts

  Miami, United States – More butter, anyone?  A warning against eating foods high in cholesterol is no longer included in the US government’s draft dietary guidelines for Americans, representing a major shift in ...

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Important Food Items for Your Kids Found in the Philippines

Important Food Items for Your Kids Found in the Philippines

  GROWING KIDS – The Philippines is blessed with more than 300 edible fruit-bearing plants—no less than 100 are indigenous to the country or they’ve been growing here since prehistoric ...

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