Cholesterol that is too low may boost risk for hemorrhagic stroke

Cholesterol that is too low may boost risk for hemorrhagic stroke

Current guidelines recommend lowering cholesterol for heart disease risk reduction. New findings ind...
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Good physical fitness in middle age linked to lower chronic lung disease risk: Encourage fitness to delay development, progression, and death from COPD, say researchers

Good physical fitness in middle age linked to lower chronic lung disease risk: Encourage fitness to delay development, progression, and death from COPD, say researchers

Good heart and lung (cardiorespiratory) fitness in...
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Peptides that mimic ‘good cholesterol’ reverse inflammatory bowel disease in mice

Peptides that mimic ‘good cholesterol’ reverse inflammatory bowel disease in mice

Peptides that mimic the function of HDL cholestero...
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New drug could help those with tough-to-treat cholesterol

New drug could help those with tough-to-treat cholesterol

People whose high cholesterol is resistant to trea...
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More protein and fewer calories help older people lose weight safely

More protein and fewer calories help older people lose weight safely

A high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older adult...
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New heart valve modeling technique enables customized medical care for patients

New heart valve modeling technique enables customized medical care for patients

Engineers at The University of Texas at Austin hav...
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New molecular player in heart enlargement due to cardiac disease

New molecular player in heart enlargement due to cardiac disease

In response to conditions such as high blood press...
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Faulty ‘brake’ interferes with heart muscle’s ability to contract and relax

Faulty ‘brake’ interferes with heart muscle’s ability to contract and relax

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most comm...
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Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children’s diets

Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children’s diets

High-sugar cereals are heavily promoted to childre...
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Giving birth associated with 14 percent higher risk of heart disease and stroke

Giving birth associated with 14 percent higher risk of heart disease and stroke

Giving birth is associated with a 14% higher risk ...
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