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Raised Cholesterol

Raised Lipids (Cholesterol)

Cholesterol blood tests are done to help assess your risk of developing heart disease or stroke. If your risk is high then you will usually be advised to take a statin medicine to lower your cholesterol level. 86 more words

My Health

New Evidence Fuels Concerns About The Safety Of Niacin

The string of failures– for HDL therapies in general and for niacin in particular– continues unabated.  The publication of the main results of the HPS2-THRIVE trial, along with new information from the AIM-HIGH trial, provide no evidence of a beneficial effect for niacin but do fuel concerns that it may cause serious adverse effects. 11 more words

Policy & Ethics

Hiper Kolesterol

Jika anda mengalami peningkatan kadar kolesterol LDL dalam darah, maka ada beberapa tips pencegahan dan penanggulangannya.
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Tahukah Anda

Low LDL cholesterol is related to cancer risk

07 Apr 2012

Research finds low LDL cholesterol levels present in cancer patients many years prior to diagnosis

CHICAGO — Low LDL cholesterol in patients with no history of taking cholesterol-lowering drugs predates cancer risk by decades, suggesting there may be some underlying mechanism affecting both cancer and low LDL cholesterol that requires further examination, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology’s 61st Annual Scientific Session. 428 more words

United States

Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

What is Cholesterol and why should you care? Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found on the inside of our arteries (major blood vessels) and it is important because it’s a substance our body needs. 1,148 more words

Center For Disease Control

Carotid Intima Media Thickness:  A Test to Determine your Risk of Clogged Arteries

So you have been good on your diet, you are exercising and taking supplements.  How do you tell if that is enough to protect you from heart and blood vessel disease?  302 more words