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Depression Harms Heart as Much as Obesity and Cholesterol

Depression Harms Heart as Much as Obesity and Cholesterol

🕔12:16, 15.Jan 2017

NewsmaxHealth Depression is as big a risk for cardiovascular disease in men as high cholesterol and obesity, according to a study published in the journal Atherosclerosis. “There is little doubt that depression is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases,” explained

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Decreased risk of colorectal cancer linked with higher selenium levels

Decreased risk of colorectal cancer linked with higher selenium levels

🕔16:57, 16.Dec 2014

By David McNamee Medical News Today A new study published in the International Journal of Cancer finds that higher levels of selenium are associated with a decreased colorectal cancer risk. An essential micronutrient for human health, foods such as brazil

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Low cholesterol not a good sign for patients with kidney cancer

Low cholesterol not a good sign for patients with kidney cancer

🕔19:56, 13.Jun 2014

Written by Catharine Paddock PhD Medical News Today New research adds yet another twist to the increasingly complex story surrounding cholesterol and health. It would seem that low cholesterol, which we are told is good for our heart, is not a

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Study: Statin and Antibody Combo Lowered Very High Cholesterol

Study: Statin and Antibody Combo Lowered Very High Cholesterol

🕔20:31, 14.May 2014

By Don Rauf (dailyRx News) For many patients, statins have been an effective therapy for reducing high levels of cholesterol. For some with very high cholesterol, statins may not be enough. Some individuals with extremely elevated LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels

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Kidney Health May Suffer In Older Patients Taking A Common Cholesterol Medication

🕔21:37, 16.Jun 2012

Medicalnews today. Older patients taking a common cholesterol medication should be cautious of the impact on their kidney health. In a new study by Dr. Amit Garg, Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES),

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Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Reduce Mortality For Influenza Patients

🕔23:04, 16.Dec 2011

Medical News Today Statins, traditionally known as cholesterol-lowering drugs, may reduce mortality among patients hospitalized with influenza, according to a new study released online by The Journal of Infectious Diseases.It is the first published observational study to evaluate the relationship between

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Potential Breast Cancer Prevention Agent Found To Lower Levels Of ‘Good’ Cholesterol Over Time

Potential Breast Cancer Prevention Agent Found To Lower Levels Of ‘Good’ Cholesterol Over Time

🕔12:22, 10.Dec 2011

Exemestane steadily lowered levels of “good” cholesterol in women taking the agent as part of a breast cancer prevention study, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Exemestane, an aromatase inhibitor used to treat estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, is being tested to prevent breast cancer

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Cholesterol Lowering By Statins May Be Affected By Gut Bacteria

🕔21:25, 11.Oct 2011

Medicalnews today Statins can be effective at lowering cholesterol, but they have a perplexing tendency to work for some people and not others. Gut bacteria may be the reason. A research team led by a Duke University scientist has identified three bile

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