Cholesterol Levels May Vary By Season View the Cholesterol Levels Slideshow Pictures THURSDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — Cholesterol levels increase with winter’s arrival and drop again as warmer weather returns, a new study by Brazilian researchers suggests. “In the winter, people should be careful with their cholesterol levels,” said lead researcher Dr. Filipe Moura, [...]
New Measure Trumps High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Levels in Protecting Against Heart Disease ScienceDaily Jan. 21, 2011 — The discovery that high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the “good cholesterol”) is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease has fostered intensive research to modify HDL levels for therapeutic gain. However, recent findings have called into [...]
From Dusty Punch Cards, New Insights Into Link Between Cholesterol and Heart Disease ScienceDaily January 10, 2011 – A stack of punch cards from a landmark study published in 1966, and the legwork to track down the study’s participants years later, has yielded the longest analysis of the effects of lipoproteins on coronary heart disease. [...]
Wall Street Journal April 10, 2010 Do you sometimes think you can’t be heart-healthy unless you’re a vegetarian marathon runner with minimal body fat, barely detectable cholesterol and a pact to avoid ice cream that is signed in blood? Well, think again. There’s mounting evidence and support among cardiologists that moderation in the battle against [...]
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