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A better way to measure cholesterol

...n total cholesterol and HDL. It is the sum of LDL, triglycerides (blood fats) and hence called intermediate density lipoprotein.// Researchers have found a more accurate way of predicting death from heart disease. In a study covering 4,462 adults aged 40 to 64, increasing non-HDL cholesterol levels were linked...

High-Carbohydrate diet plus exercise !

...r of brisk walking a day. At the end of each diet, triglycerides were measured. As expected, triglycerides were higher after high-carbohydrate diet without exercise than after the low-carbohydrate diet. But ...

Heart disease starts early

... or greater were considered obese. Cholesterol and triglycerides were measured with a total cholesterol blood test, including levels of HDL (good) cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides.// Insulin resistance was measured through a process called an insulin clamp study. Participants were given a stea...

Cardiac diseases develop early

... or greater were considered obese. Cholesterol and triglycerides were measured with a total cholesterol blood test, including levels of HDL (good) cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides. Insulin resistance was measured through a process called an insulin clamp study. Participants were given a steady...

Triglycerides Linked To Stroke Risk

...chers have linked high levels of blood fats called triglycerides to an increased risk of stroke. The findings shoul...re effective screening and detection of high blood triglycerides and treatments to modify this stroke risk factor could further reduce the stroke burdens. Doctors ...

Unfavourable Lipid-Lipoprotein profiles in older adults has been linked to abdominal visceral fat

...ifferences in very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), triglycerides (TG), VLDL-TG, apo-B, apo-B LDL and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and HDL(2) among the two groups. They also found that women had higher cholesterol, LDL, HDL and HDL(2). Fasting insulin was related to lipids and lipoproteins in both women and men a...

Insulin Resistance Linked To Difference In Gender

...nsulin-resistant than boys. Researchers also found triglycerides were significantly higher in girls and good cholesterol was lower in girls than in boys. Investigators say this study shows evidence that prepubertal girls are intrinsically more insulin-resistant than boys. Researchers suggest sex-linked genes may...

Triglyceride Drug Found To Lower The Risk Of Diabetes

...gainst type 2 diabetes. A drug used to combat high triglycerides also appears // to lower the risk of diabetes in heart disease patients. For the study researchers compared results between mostly male heart attack patients who received either a daily dose of the triglyceride-lowering drug bezafibrate or a placeb...

Understanding Insulin Resistance

...nsulin-resistant than boys. Researchers also found triglycerides were significantly higher in girls and good cholesterol was lower in girls than in boys. Thus researchers suggest that prepubertal girls are intrinsically more insulin-resistant than boys. ...

Supplement Of CLA May Reduce Body Fat

...opinion that the results are not sufficient to use triglycerides or CLA supplements as medication for weight loss in obese adults. More studies are required to confirm the results and find out the safety of using the drug for the long term....

Enlarged waistline may predict atherogenesis for postmenopausal women

...asing waistline, along with the elevated levels of triglycerides may// be a strong predictor for atherogenesis and ...th of post menopausal women through their level of triglycerides and increased waistline. Enlarged waist with elevated triglycerides (EWET) was successfully linked i...

Chronic kidney disease has genetical origins

...sease. The gene causes abnormalities in the plasma triglycerides that is a common part of malfunction of the kidneys. The APOE gene had also been associated with Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease through previous studies. The variants of the gene perform differently on kidney functions. In comparison with the ...

PUFA reduces risk of cataract

...h oils and omega-3 fatty acids result in decreased triglycerides and increased LDL-Cholesterol and/orapolipoprotein B level(s). This is really some good news about for the fish lovers to cheer about!For the hard core vegetarians rest assured a type of omega-3 fatty acids is also present in tofu and other forms o...

New Combination Therapy Option for HIV Patients

...als include skin rashes and raised cholesterol and triglycerides levels. Specialists also say that patients using Aptivus with low-dose ritonavir should report the use of any concomitant medication due to the possibility of potential drug interactions. Some of the drugs that can cause problems when used together...

Gastric bypass surgery reduces risk of heart disease

...sk factors and most significantly improve on their triglycerides and C-reactive protein. A person is considered obese when he’s got a body mass index of 30 and above, while he’s called morbidly obese with a BMI of 40 and above. Obesity is not only a socially tainted physical feature, recent research also links i...

Heart Disease In Women Can Be Reduced By Eating Grapes

...bjects – that is, in the grape powder group plasma triglycerides were 39 per cent lower, very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol was 50 per cent lower, phospholipids were 30 per cent lower and concentrations of cholesterol in the aorta were 33 per cent lower. However blood levels of LDL cholesterol concent...

Obesity Hormone -' Leptin' may treat Metabolic Disorder

...d patients' blood levels of the hormone, cut their triglycerides and improved their blood sugar levels. And during leptin treatment, the women were able to discontinue on their diabetes therapies. The treatment "really made a big impact on their quality of life," said Oral, who was with the National Institute of D...

Soy Benefits May Not Be As Much As Thought Before

... soy consumption may be more effective at lowering triglycerides among people with higher triglyceride levels; however, there was no evidence of how much soy protein or isoflavones would be needed to affect triglycerides. Reviews on the relationship between soy consumption and high-density lipoprotein (HDL, known...

A Protein-Rich Diet Combined With Exercise Found To Be More Effective In Weight Loss

...lude that a protein-rich diet dramatically lowers triglycerides and has a statistically significant effect on trunk fat, both risk factors associated with heart disease as it contains a high level of leucine, the amino acid that works with insulin to stimulate protein synthesis in muscle....

Soy Protein Rich Diet May Help Fatty Liver Of Diabetics

...ption of soy protein prevented the accumulation of triglycerides and cholesterol in the liver despite the developme...genes involved in the synthesis of fatty acids and triglycerides in the liver," explained Torres. "These changes were due to a reduction in the transcription factor...

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