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Scientists identify marker that predicts changes in cholesterol levels as people grow older.

It’s known that cholesterol levels typically rise as people age and that high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. What’s less known is that cholesterol levels begin to decline the more a person ages. 524 more words

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Early statin use may help heart in long term

CHICAGO (AP) — Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. 500 more words

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EARLY STATIN USE MAY GIVE LONG-TERM HEART BENEFITS

Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study of men in Scotland finds. 383 more words

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Causes of High Cholesterol

High cholesterol comes from a variety of sources, including your family history and what you eat. Here is a visual journey through the most common causes: 185 more words

Hazards in the Snow

I remember sitting in a lecture during nursing school about heart problems, and being floored that sudden death is a “symptom” of a heart attack. Really? 118 more words

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Red and Green, minus the Blue

This news just in, not only has coffee, wine, milk, chocolate, cholesterol, (basically anything with a hint of fun or taste to it) been bagged at one time or another, science and the media are always looking for new downers. 190 more words