People with high cholesterol may have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published in the September 13, 2011, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
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New research indicates cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins may help prevent future strokes among young people who have already had a stroke. The study is published in the August 2, 2011, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
A new study in the journal Health Services Research shows that diabetes patients who do a better job of taking their medication have slightly lower health care costs. However, “it’s not a huge effect,” said lead investigator Bruce Stuart, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore.
Middle-age men and women who have cardiovascular issues, such as high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) and high blood pressure (hypertension), may not only be at risk for heart disease, but for an increased risk of developing early cognitive and memory problems as well. These are the primary findings reported from a study that will be presented at […]
It is common knowledge that too much cholesterol and other fats can lead to disease, and that a healthy diet involves watching how much fatty food we eat. However, our bodies need a certain amount of fat to function – and we cannot make it from scratch.
The worldwide prevalence of obesity has nearly doubled since 1980, according to a major study on how three important heart disease risk factors have changed across the world over the last three decades. The study, published in three papers in the Lancet, looked at all available global data to assess how body mass index (BMI), […]
It is becoming well accepted too much sitting, as well as too little exercise, is bad for health and fitness. Now a new study has found that it is not just the length of time people spend sitting down that can make a difference, but also the number of breaks that they take while sitting […]
They are the most widely produced fruit in the world and now scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases. The research, published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, reveals that an extracted compound, 9-oxo-octadecadienoic, has anti-dyslipidemic properties (i.e., helps to prevent an […]