Cholesterol - Diabetic mice benefit from increased ‘good’ cholesterol levels
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 Early cholesterol checks could save your heartEarly cholesterol checks could save your heart
 
A new study published in the journal The Lancet reports that early cholesterol checking in the 20s, for instance, would help forecast the individual’s risk of ever having a stroke or heart disease over a lifetime.
 
   Diabetic mice benefit from increased ‘good’ cholesterol levelsDiabetic mice benefit from increased ‘good’ cholesterol levels
 
A new study has looked into the artificial increase in the level of 'good' cholesterol and its link to the reversal of atherosclerosis in arteries.This study is the first-ever to provide such direct proof that it is possible to reverse atherosclerosis in mice with diabetes by boosting HDL levels in the blood.
 
   Heart-healthy diet is low in cholesterol, says AHA yet againHeart-healthy diet is low in cholesterol, says AHA yet again
 
A news release from the American Health Association (AHA) in the form of a Scientific Advisory, published in the journal Circulation on December 16, 2019, reiterates that replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fats is an effective way to keep the arteries healthy by lowering the levels of artery-clogging cholesterol (LDL) in blood.
 
 Researchers make new discovery about how exercise protects against cardiovascular disease
 
Researchers make new discovery about how exercise protects against cardiovascular diseaseA study has identified a molecular link between exercise and inflammation that help to treat cardiovascular disease.
 
 
 Classifying Lipoproteins: Types and Methodologies
 
Classifying Lipoproteins: Types and MethodologiesLipoproteins can be classified based on their density, electrophoretic mobility, and nature of apoprotein content.
 
 
 Statins provide no benefit for 50 percent of patients, say researchers
 
Statins provide no benefit for 50 percent of patients, say researchersMillions of patients do not benefit from taking statins and fail to achieve a cholesterol level low enough to reduce their risk of heart or stroke, report researchers.
 
 
 Effects of white meat on cholesterol are 'identical' to red meat
 
Effects of white meat on cholesterol are 'identical' to red meatScientists report that eating red and white meat has equally negative effects on blood cholesterol levels, and plant-based protein is best.
 
 
 Familial hypercholesterolemia patients are vulnerable for future heart and stroke events
 
Familial hypercholesterolemia patients are vulnerable for future heart and stroke eventsIndividuals with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) were able to lower their cholesterol under FH specialty care, but many are still not meeting LDL-cholesterol targets, according to the FH Foundation's CASCADE FH® Registry.