Navigation Links
Heart Disease Can Be Avoided By Tackling The Cholesterol Early

People need to tackle cholesterol early to lower the risks of a heart attack, according to US scientists who say the foundations// for heart disease are laid down early in life.

Helen Hobbs at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, and her colleagues examined nearly 13,000 people enrolled in a comprehensive study of heart disease in Mississippi, Minnesota, North Carolina and Maryland, reported the online edition of Nature.

The results suggest that a modest reduction in low-density lipoprotein (LDL), a molecule that transports cholesterol in the blood over a lifetime, could slash one's risk of heart disease, the number-one killer in the US and many other Western countries.

LDL is strongly associated with heart disease. Doctors already know that reducing it with exercise or drugs can reduce a person's risk of heart attack. But it has been harder to find out whether heart health could be improved further by lowering LDL from a young age.

The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine1, backs up growing evidence that the foundations for heart disease are laid down early in life.

The work is particularly significant because it focused on Americans who were at high risk of disease - many smoked, had hypertension or diabetes.

A healthy lifestyle could help - including exercise, weight control and diet with low saturated fat. When these measures are not enough, another possibility is prescribing cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins to young adults. But this idea has not been well tested in clinical trials.

Developing drugs that mimic the effects of the LDL-lowering might also offer a way to combat rising cholesterol, the researchers propose.

--Edited IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains
2. Epileptic Seizures Can Be Due to Heart Problem
3. Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia
4. New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
5. White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk
6. Vitamins-The answer to Heart Disease?
7. Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation
8. Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition
9. New drug to treat Heart Attack and damaged tissue
10. Heart disease threat starts early in life for Diabetics
11. Mechanical Heart
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Patient Advocacy Community of The Beryl Institute presented Eve ... Ravich Patient Advocacy Award in recognition of her extraordinary contributions to the field ... at The Beryl Institute’s annual Patient Experience Conference on March 20 in ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... Sterling, VA (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 ... ... hosting its first weeklong campaign, AWARE: A Week of Addiction and Recovery Education, ... emerging evidence in treating and preventing substance use disorders. , The mission ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... Malvern, Worcestershire, UK (PRWEB) , ... April 21, ... ... Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade, the UK’s most ... performance in international trade, which represents 95% of total revenues and has grown ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... Westside ... experienced, personalized dental care since 1985. After thirty-two years, Dr. Latner has become one ... to help my numerous clients over the years with all their dental needs,” said ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... Federal mandate, fines, controversy, questions about ... Obamacare program that most Republicans love to hate and Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid ... , Like Obamacare, the Miller program centers upon a federal mandate. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... Companion animal vaccines ... pets such as canine, avian and feline. ... such as Attenuated Live Vaccines, Conjugate Vaccines, Inactivated ... Recombinant Vaccines. Attenuated live vaccines are derived from ... have been weakend under laboratory conditions. Conjugate vaccines ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... , April 18, 2017 Cogentix Medical, ... on providing the Urology, Uro/Gyn and Gynecology markets with ... the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 after the ... The Company will host a conference call and ... on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern ...
(Date:4/18/2017)...  Socionext Inc. and SOINN Inc. today announced ... which Socionext extracts and delivers biometrics data to ... results in reading ultrasound images from Socionext,s viewphii™ ... results will be introduced at Medtec Japan, held ... 4505 & 4507. In this initial ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: