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Study Finds Abdominal Fat Not the Prime Cause for Metabolic Syndrome

...heir carbohydrate rich meals was rerouted to liver triglyceride production, elevating triglycerides in the blood by as much as 60 percent and lowering HDL cholesterol, the good cholesterol by 20 percent. "What we found is that (insulin) sensitive individuals took the energy from carbohydrate in the meals and st...

High Nonfasting Triglyceride Levels Linked With Cardiovascular Risks

...from two studies indicate that elevated nonfasting triglyceride levels are associated with cardiovascular events s...ch as a heart attack , with one study finding that triglyceride levels measured after fasting does not show this association. Triglyceride levels are usually meas...

Scientists Recommend New Guidelines For Cholesterol Testing In Children

...L ("bad") cholesterol, HDL ("good) cholesterol and triglyceride fat levels. This new reference data is meant to improve upon current guidelines, published by the U.S. National Cholesterol Education Program, which incidentally, do not account for age-related fluctuations. Still, notes Janssen, these guidelines...

Childhood Obesity may Increase Ear Problems

...lesterol levels and 35 percent had abnormally high triglyceride levels. Obesity and high total cholesterol levels were more common among children who got ear tubes than among other children, the researchers said. "The finding suggests that childhood obesity could have an effect on the development of otitis me...

Obesity may Be Linked to Middle Ear Effusions in Children

...ren’s body mass index (BMI), total cholesterol and triglyceride (a type of fat in the blood) levels were compared ...lysis was performed defining obesity by BMI and by triglyceride and total cholesterol levels, although standards for obesity using blood cholesterol levels have not...

New Therapy for Lipid Disorder Demonstrates Varied Results

..., producing a 35 percent to 42 percent decrease in triglyceride levels and a two percent to 16 percent increase in HDL-C levels,' the authors report. 'In those with hypercholesterolemia, LY518674 reduced triglycerides and increased HDL-C, but did not further reduce LDL-C in combination with atorvastatin,' they ...

Dialysis Patients With Metabolic Syndrome Show Increased Risk for Heart Disease

...llowing five criteria: abdominal obesity, elevated triglyceride levels, low HDL cholesterol (also known as “good cholesterol”) levels, high blood pressure, or high blood glucose after fasting,” says study author Dr. Daniel Young. The study also showed that white, female and diabetic dialysis patients showed the h...

Garlic-Not So Good Anymore

... seen in levels of LDL or ‘bad’ cholesterol, or in triglyceride levels. The only change monitored was the inevitable bad breath and body odor. Yet Bob Borris of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, a dietary supplement industry group, counters that garlic is meant as an aid in maintaining good cholesterol le...

Adolescent Girls More Likely to Gain Weight: Study

...er blood pressure as well as elevated cholesterol, triglyceride and fasting insulin levels. As the health consequences of being overweight can be evident in girls as young as nine, all this points to the need to tailor prevention efforts to ever younger ages, the study stresses. Source-IANS...

New Therapy to Treat Patients With Severely Elevated Cholesterol Levels

...y shows that targeted inhibition of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) is highly effective in redu...se also decreased total cholesterol levels by 58%, triglyceride levels by 65% and apolipoprotein B levels by 56% from baseline. In contrast to statin drugs, which h...

Sugars in Liver Found to Clear Fats from the Bloodstream

...responsible for many unexplained cases of elevated triglyceride levels. In humans, this condition can be diabete...igation, suggests that some patients with elevated triglyceride levels could have changes in heparan sulfate in the liver. The discovery could pave the way for new ...

HIV Treatments Improve Health, but Nutritional Issues Remain

...ation. However, only HAART users demonstrated high triglyceride levels, leading the researchers to conclude that certain anti-retroviral therapies may also increase the risk for components of metabolic syndrome. “We have seen that people with HIV have an increased prevalence of two of the characteristics of me...

Clinical Trial Shows Liquid Eggs Enriched with Omega-3 Deliver Heart Health Benefits

...ing omega-3 enriched liquid eggs can improve blood triglyceride levels, boost heart health, and help families reac...ng of omega-3 enriched liquid eggs decreased blood triglyceride levels by 32 per cent, reduced the triglyceride/HDL-cholesterol ratio by 37 per cent, and produced a...

The interplay of genes, diet and heart disease

... the arteries) and heart disease, including higher triglyceride levels. Jose Ordovas, PhD, senior author of the ...alories from omega-6s had a 21 percent increase in triglyceride levels, as well as an approximately 34 percent elevation of certain atherogenic lipoprotein particle...

National Survey Shows Patients are Unaware of Serious Heart Risks of Triglycerides

...s those surveyed felt they were less familiar with triglyceride guidelines than with those for ‘good’ or ‘bad’ cho...hysicians surveyed report having discussed healthy triglyceride levels with their patients, fewer than half of patients who report discussing lipids with their doct...

Acne Drug Found To Cause More Harm than Good

...damaged, while increased levels of cholesterol and triglyceride blood fats are usually linked to heart disease. The study, which had been published in the August issue of the Archives of Dermatology, was conducted by Dr Lee Zane, from the University of California at San Francisco, and colleagues, who looked int...

Risk Of Premature Death In Obese Adolescents

...k for heart disease by lowering their cholesterol, triglyceride levels, insulin levels and insulin sensitivity, Berkowitz says. Berkowitz notes that sibutramine is not currently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for children less than 16 years of age. "We need long-term studies to determine the ...

Britain Gets Wonder Drug That Busts Fats

...ements were also noted in glucose, cholesterol and triglyceride blood fats readings. In addition high-density lipo...rs such as type 2 diabetes or poor cholesterol and triglyceride readings. It has been estimated that about one in five adults in the UK, around 10 million people,...

A New Marker For Type-2 Diabetes ?

...dy mass index, elevated hip-to-waist ratio, higher triglyceride levels, decreased HDL cholesterol and increased blood pressure. These factors are part of the metabolic syndrome, and indicate a higher risk of cardiac disease. The good news is that moderate exercises three to four times a week, for 60 minute...

A Carrier Protein Associates With Human Insulin Resistance

...dy mass index, elevated hip-to-waist ratio, higher triglyceride levels, decreased HDL cholesterol and increased blood pressure which results better factors of cardiovascular risk. From the above study, RBP4 can be used as a screening test for diagnosing the risks of diabetes. Dr. Stuart Weiss, an endocrino...

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