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Study: Oxidized LDL might actually be ‘good guy’

– “Based on our analysis, we were surprised to find that, instead of increasing the amount of cholesterol uptake and accumulation in the macrophage foam cells, mildly oxidized LDL almost completely prevents increases in cholesterol,” Dr. 60 more words

Counter Intuitive - Medical

Study: Oxidized LDL might actually be 'good guy'

LEXINGTON, Ky (Sept. 4, 2014) — A team of investigators at the University of Kentucky has made a thought-provoking discovery about a type of cholesterol previously believed to be a “bad guy” in the development of heart disease and other conditions. 354 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Wine only protects against CVD in people who exercise

Barcelona, Spain – Sunday 31 August 2014: Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people who exercise, according to results from the In Vino Veritas (IVV) study presented at ESC Congress today by Professor Milos Taborsky from the Czech Republic. 821 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Dealing with Belly Fat?

Confused about LDL, HDL, and heart disease risk factors?   Check out this excellent explanation of lipoprotein biochemistry and why we should be concerned more about central obesity than obesity in general. 69 more words



Weekends of summer are for chilling with friends or family, no more elaborate cooking or spending hours in the kitchen. Every one wants to be relaxed and have fun, Ice lolly or Popsicles are super cool summer treats. 152 more words


Peaches, plums, nectarines give obesity, diabetes slim chance

29 JUN 2012

COLLEGE STATION – Peaches, plums and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can potentially fight-off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to new studies by Texas AgriLife Research. 462 more words

General Diet

Statins shown to cause fatigue

15 JUN 2012

In a study of more than 1,000 adults, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, found that individuals taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are more likely than non-users to experience decreased energy, fatigue upon exertion, or both. 538 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects