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Cholesterol may contribute to development of Alzheimer’s
Date: 2010-11-29 09:05:55
Individuals who have received high cholesterol test scores may benefit from improving their diet. A new study from European researchers has found that long-term exposure to high-cholesterol diets may significantly increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.... Full Story

Airport restaurants increasingly turn to health food alternatives
Date: 2010-11-24 08:47:52
With millions of Americans getting set travel in the next few days, many may find it difficult to get their hands on a nutritious meal while they are on the road. This is a particularly serious problem for individuals who have received high cholesterol test results. Knowing where to find a nutritious meal may be the key to celebrating a health holiday.... Full Story

Divorce may increase the risk of stroke
Date: 2010-11-23 11:17:37
Individuals whose parents divorced during their childhood may want to consider blood pressure and cholesterol testing to determine the health of their heart. A new study has found that these adults are significantly more likely to experience heart complications such as stroke.... Full Story

High cholesterol is a growing problem among youths
Date: 2010-11-22 10:32:50
The obesity epidemic has quickly spread across all corners of the country. One of the most troubling aspects of this trend is that children have not been spared. Obesity rates among adolescents are skyrocketing. This has prompted some health experts to suggest that more children should receive cholesterol testing.... Full Story

Poll: Recession is hurting American's heart health
Date: 2010-11-19 09:12:09
The recession has been hard on many people. However the findings of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health suggest that it has impacted individuals who have received unhealthy cholesterol test results the most.... Full Story

Statins found to reduce risk of bacterial infections
Date: 2010-11-18 09:38:43
Elevated cholesterol test results may put individuals at risk of a range of health problems. However, there may be some benefits that come along with the condition. A new study from University of California researchers shows that statin medications, which are commonly used to lower cholesterol, may also reduce the risk of certain bacterial infections.... Full Story

Quitting smoking leads to major heart health benefits
Date: 2010-11-17 09:13:02
Smokers who have unhealthy cholesterol levels may benefit from quitting their habit. A recent study found that ridding the body of nicotine helps raise levels of HDL, or good cholesterol, according to WebMD Health News.... Full Story

Poor sleep may increase inflammation and worsen heart health
Date: 2010-11-16 10:28:35
Individuals who sleep poorly may want to consider seeking a cholesterol test. A new study has found that regular bouts of insomnia and poor sleep quality may increase inflammation throughout the body, which may be further aggravated by high cholesterol, resulting in heart complications.... Full Story

Higher statin doses may result in greater cholesterol benefits
Date: 2010-11-15 10:50:12
Statin medications are widely prescribed to individuals who have received high cholesterol test results to help them lower their risk of heart disease. However, new findings indicate that broader use may result in further heart health benefits.... Full Story

Anxiety and depression patients may need more heart health testing
Date: 2010-11-12 08:52:50
Canadian researchers are calling for more patients being treated for anxiety disorders and depression to receive extensive blood pressure and cholesterol testing following the results of their recent study, which showed that heart problems often go undiagnosed in these patients.... Full Story

Poor heart health may lead to learning difficulties in children
Date: 2010-11-11 11:54:42
Blood pressure and cholesterol testing may benefit adolescents who are having a difficult time in school. New research indicates that poor heart health may increase the risk of learning disabilities, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).... Full Story

Cholesterol levels are on the decline
Date: 2010-11-08 12:26:02
Despite the fact that obesity rates continue to rise, a new study has found that the prevalence of cholesterol testing has helped individuals significantly reduce their cholesterol levels since the mid 1970s, according to HealthDay News.... Full Story

Egg yolks contain unhealthy levels of cholesterol
Date: 2010-11-05 08:19:30
Individuals who are trying to lower their cholesterol test results may want to stay away from egg yolks. A new study from Canadian researchers has found that a single yolk can contain more cholesterol than some fast food meals.... Full Story

Healthy fats may lower cholesterol
Date: 2010-11-04 08:03:37
Individuals who have received poor cholesterol test results may want to consider adding more monounsaturated fats to their diet. A recent study from Canadian researchers has found that the so-called "Mediterranean diet" may significantly improve cholesterol scores.... Full Story

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