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Nitrates may lower the risk of heart disease
Date: 2010-06-30 18:29:03
Individuals who have found through cholesterol testing that they are at risk for developing heart disease may want to consider adding more nitrates to their diet, as a new study has found that the nutrients can lower blood pressure and decrease the risk of developing heart problems.... Full Story

Good cholesterol may lead to heart problems in diabetic women
Date: 2010-06-29 21:31:22
Individuals with diabetes have a significantly higher risk for developing heart disease and may benefit from cholesterol testing to determine how likely they are to develop the condition.... Full Story

Omega-3s show little heart health benefit for diabetic women
Date: 2010-06-28 21:19:46
Women with diabetes who have been taking omega-3 supplements as part of a treatment plan to lower their risk for heart disease may want to consider getting a cholesterol test, as a new study has found that the fatty acids do little to reduce the risk of heart disease in this group. ... Full Story

Vitamin supplements may not reduce risk of heart attack
Date: 2010-06-24 22:45:13
Individuals who have experienced a heart attack and have since been taking vitamin B12 to decrease their chances of another cardiovascular event may want to consider seeking blood pressure and cholesterol testing to determine their heart health. A new study has found that vitamin supplementation may do little to reduce the risk of a second heart attack. ... Full Story

Women who experience early menopause are at risk for heart disease
Date: 2010-06-23 21:38:08
Women who experience menopause at a young age may want to consider cholesterol testing to determine their risk for heart disease due to recent findings suggesting that they are more likely to suffer a cardiovascular event if they experience menopause early in life. ... Full Story

Tea drinking tied improved heart health
Date: 2010-06-21 22:19:48
Consuming large amounts of tea may result in improvements on the next cholesterol test among patients who are risk for developing heart disease, as a new study has found that drinking six or more cups per day can improve heart health.... Full Story

Cholesterol and high blood pressure treatments may benefit the obese
Date: 2010-06-18 22:37:41
Individuals who are overweight and at risk for becoming obese may want to consider seeking a blood pressure and cholesterol test to determine the condition of their heart, as a new study has found that obese people tend to display more of the common risk factors associated with heart disease. ... Full Story

Study finds link between ED and heart disease
Date: 2010-06-17 14:00:59
Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) may want to consider seeking a cholesterol test to help determine their risk for heart disease, as a new study has found that men with the condition are more likely to experience heart events.... Full Story

Cholesterol testing may predict macular degeneration risk
Date: 2010-06-15 22:11:45
A cholesterol test may not only predict an individual's risk of heart disease, it may also identify patients who are at risk for macular degeneration. A new study has found that patients with low levels of HDL, or "good cholesterol," are more likely to develop the vision impairment. ... Full Story

Heart attack rates decline, according to a new study
Date: 2010-06-14 21:38:59
Many individuals across the country are showing improvements in their cholesterol tests, and this is leading to a decrease in the number of heart attacks, according to a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine.... Full Story

Short stature linked to heart disease
Date: 2010-06-09 18:38:04
Shorter individuals may want to consider having their cholesterol tested as well as take other measurements of their heart health, as a new study has found a relationship between height and heart disease. ... Full Story

Study: Healthier cholesterol improves life expectancy
Date: 2010-06-08 20:30:50
While the importance of cholesterol testing to monitor heart health has been known for years, the results of a 25-year study were recently published which confirm that cholesterol monitoring and intervention extends life expectancy among those at high risk for heart disease. ... Full Story

Televised food ads push an imbalanced diet
Date: 2010-06-03 18:07:33
Individuals who have poor cholesterol may want to turn off the TV to avoid watching food advertisements, as a new study has found that the majority of televised commercials for food promote a diet that can cause higher cholesterol tests.... Full Story

Moderate chocolate consumption linked to lower cholesterol
Date: 2010-06-02 18:22:52
Chocolate may be associated with higher levels of fat - a common risk factor of heart disease - but a new study has found that moderate cocoa consumption may help to lower cholesterol. ... Full Story

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