Scientists uncover vital clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and increased risk of heart disease
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  June 28, 2017  
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 Scientists uncover vital clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and increased risk of heart diseaseScientists uncover vital clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and increased risk of heart disease
 
Scientists studying a mystery link between the dangerous pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia and an increased risk of heart disease in later life for both mother and child have uncovered important new clues.
 
 
 Popular prostate drug has negative impact on men's overall health, study suggestsPopular prostate drug has negative impact on men's overall health, study suggests
 
Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with the commonly prescribed Avodart (Dutsteride) may put men at an increased risk for diabetes, elevated cholesterol levels, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and worsening erectile dysfunction.
 
   Statin use may speed up onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms, study suggestsStatin use may speed up onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms, study suggests
 
Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
 
   Study finds no link between statin use and risk of polyneuropathiesStudy finds no link between statin use and risk of polyneuropathies
 
It was long debated whether cholesterol-lowering statins can be conducive to the occurrence of neuropathies. A study presented at the Congress of the European Academy of Neurology in Amsterdam now issues an all-clear signal: Patients treated with statins were not at greater risk of developing polyneuropathy than others.
 
   Lipoprotein abnormalities linked to vaso-occlusive events in patients with sickle cell diseaseLipoprotein abnormalities linked to vaso-occlusive events in patients with sickle cell disease
 
An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 242, Issue 12, June, 2017) links imbalances in lipoprotein metabolism with vaso-occlusive events in patients with sickle cell disease
 
 Study finds vaccine to lower cholesterol levels could also immunize against heart disease
 
Study finds vaccine to lower cholesterol levels could also immunize against heart diseaseIn people with high cholesterol levels, the fat that is built up in the artery walls narrows the arteries causing a condition called atherosclerosis. A study published on 19th June in the European Heart Journal has found the likelihood of a vaccine that can immunize humans having atherosclerosis, subsequent to successful outcomes in a mouse model study.
 
 
 Coconut oil in diet is rich in saturated fats and bad for heart says AHA advisory report
 
Coconut oil in diet is rich in saturated fats and bad for heart says AHA advisory reportAccording to a new report from the American Heart Association, the use of coconut oil in the diet may not be such a good idea as previously thought.
 
 
 Researchers explore impact of hair products on breast cancer risk
 
Researchers explore impact of hair products on breast cancer riskCan use of hair products have an impact on breast cancer risk for women? That is a question explored by Rutgers University investigators – and colleagues from Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center.
 
 
 SLU scientists discover nuclear receptor that appears to play key role in muscle regeneration
 
SLU scientists discover nuclear receptor that appears to play key role in muscle regenerationSaint Louis University researchers report in Molecular Metabolism new findings that the nuclear receptor REV-ERB appears to play a key role in muscle regeneration, suggesting the receptor may be a good target for new drugs to treat a variety of muscle disorders and injuries.
 
 
 Elevated levels of suPAR protein combine with genetic mutation to trigger CKD in black people
 
Elevated levels of suPAR protein combine with genetic mutation to trigger CKD in black peopleBetween 15 and 20 percent of black people carry a genetic mutation that puts them at risk for certain chronic kidney disease, but only about half of them develop the illness – a variance that long has puzzled researchers.
 
 
 Monounsaturated fats promote fatty liver disease, study finds
 
Monounsaturated fats promote fatty liver disease, study findsAs the obesity epidemic continues, new data shed light on which nutrients and what quantity of those nutrients promote health or disease.