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Doctors create weight-loss app for smartphones Cholesterol test for status, smartphone app to lose weight
Date: 2009-08-31 20:28:51
For some people, there may be another reason to reach for their smartphone in the middle of the day, especially if they recently got a cholesterol test that indicates their levels may be high.... Full Story

New research may give hope to those with high blood pressure Researchers find possible treatment for high blood pressure
Date: 2009-08-28 23:14:27
A new anti-aging gene that was recently discovered by scientists may hold some clues as to how to better treat people for high blood pressure.... Full Story

People who get lipid profile can ensure they are healthy Lipid profile test can be beneficial for one's health
Date: 2009-08-27 22:45:33
People who are interested in their health status, particularly if they are concerned about high cholesterol, should consider getting a lipid profile test.... Full Story

Cholesterol test may help with early detection of Alzheimer's Cholesterol screening may indicate brain function
Date: 2009-08-27 22:43:59
People who have a family history of Alzheimer's disease may want to consider getting a cholesterol test.... Full Story

High cholesterol may be linked to osteoporosis Cholesterol test may determine more than heart health
Date: 2009-08-25 19:16:15
A greasy burger and fries may do more than just bring one's cholesterol level up – it may also be linked to osteoporosis.... Full Story

Women may want to get a cholesterol test if sex drive is low Women who aren't in the mood may want cholesterol test
Date: 2009-08-25 18:59:58
According to a new study, there may be a scientific reason why some women may not be in the mood for sex.... Full Story

Women urged to get regular cholesterol tests Women urged to get regular cholesterol tests
Date: 2009-08-20 22:44:56
Young women under the age of 35 should consider getting regular medical checkups, which includes cholesterol tests.... Full Story

Depression linked to many adverse health outcomes Cortisol tests may show link between CAD and depression
Date: 2009-08-11 22:25:49
There is a long history linking depression and poor health outcomes. The World Health Organization released a study in 2007 saying that depression has a stronger impact on overall health than angina, arthritis, asthma or diabetes.... Full Story

Inflammation may not always be linked to heart disease CRP testing may not track heart disease risk in all populations
Date: 2009-08-14 12:00:00
Over the last several years, inflammation of the arteries has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. C-reactive protein (CRP), which rises in response to chronic inflammation, has been linked to heart disease.... Full Story

Finding might explain link between vitamin D and heart disease Coronary artery calcification may be detectable through vitamin D tests
Date: 2009-08-12 12:00:00
Scientists have known for some time that a lack of vitamin D is linked to a number of serious chronic illnesses. Diabetes and dementia have been linked to a lack of the vitamin, as has cardiovascular disease in many forms. The exact mechanism by which vitamin D deficiency causes or aggravates existing disease is unclear, however.... Full Story

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