High Cholesterol and Stroke Risk
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  November 19, 2018  
  Cholesterol  
  The latest cholesterol news from News Medical  
 High Cholesterol and Stroke RiskHigh Cholesterol and Stroke Risk
 
A stroke is a cardiovascular disease that can greatly affect the health status and quality of life of affected individuals. High cholesterol is a single condition that can lead to many complications, such as being a risk factor for stroke.
 
   Cholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelinesCholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelines
 
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released their latest 121 page guidelines on risk assessment and management of high cholesterol for people who are at a greater risk of heart attacks or strokes.
 
   Very high levels of good cholesterol may increase risk of heart attack and deathVery high levels of good cholesterol may increase risk of heart attack and death
 
Very high levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
 
 Elevated LDL cholesterol levels linked to higher risk of CVD death in young, healthy people
 
Elevated LDL cholesterol levels linked to higher risk of CVD death in young, healthy peopleYoung, healthy people may still face a lifetime risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they cannot keep their cholesterol levels in check, according to new observational research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
 
 
 Researchers reveal effect of high amounts of cholesterol on specific ion channel in heart
 
Researchers reveal effect of high amounts of cholesterol on specific ion channel in heartUsing a computer model, researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Illinois at Chicago have revealed the effect of increased amounts of cholesterol on a specific ion channel involved in regulating potassium levels in the heart.
 
 
 Study shows cost-effectiveness of financial incentive program to control cholesterol
 
Study shows cost-effectiveness of financial incentive program to control cholesterolA program that offered financial incentives to both patients and their physicians to control low-density lipoproteins cholesterol could be a cost-effective intervention for patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
 
 
 Diet enriched with cottonseed oil improves cholesterol profiles
 
Diet enriched with cottonseed oil improves cholesterol profilesResearchers at the University of Georgia have found that a high-fat diet enriched with cottonseed oil drastically improved cholesterol profiles in young adult men.
 
 
 Seed oils are best choice for improving cholesterol
 
Seed oils are best choice for improving cholesterolIf you want to lower your low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, called LDL or, colloquially, "bad cholesterol," the research is clear about one thing: You should exchange saturated fats with unsaturated fat. If you want to know what you should use to sauté your dinner, that's a harder question to answer.
 
 
 Coaching improves medication adherence in people with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol
 
Coaching improves medication adherence in people with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterolHealth Dialog, a leading provider of integrated population health management solutions for health plans, risk-bearing providers and self-insured employers, will release data showing its telephonic health coaching program helped patients managing diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol achieve a higher rate of adherence than patients without coaching.