The role of egg consumption in the risk of stroke and coronary heart disease has come under scrutiny over many years. Since eggs are a major source of dietary cholesterol, … Continue Reading Eating one egg per day associated with a 12% reduced risk of stroke.
Adult brain cancers are almost always universally fatal, due in part to the biochemical composition of the central nervous system and the blood-brain barrier, which selectively and protectively limits the … Continue Reading Animal study shows depriving deadly brain cancer of cholesterol kills tumour cells.
For raised heath properties it is known that, compared with modern grain varieties which are often heavily refined, ancient grains offer antioxidant and anti-inflammatory profiles. They also contain beneficial vitamins … Continue Reading Human trial suggests eating bread made with ancient grains lowers cholesterol and blood glucose.
Statins are a popular and easy-to-swallow option for people looking to lower their cholesterol. However, for a quarter of patients, statins come with muscle pain, stiffness, cramps, or weakness without … Continue Reading Researchers link statins to disruption of muscle mitochondria.
A new study from researchers at the NIH Clinical Center has found that non-calcified arterial plaque is associated with diabetes, high systolic blood pressure and elevated ‘bad’ cholesterol levels in … Continue Reading NIH researchers use CT angiography to link arterial plaque with diabetes.
A research team showed that a nanotherapeutic medicine can halt the growth of artery plaque cells resulting in the fast reduction of the inflammation that may cause a heart attack, … Continue Reading Nanotechnology successfully used to halt atherosclerotic plaque growth in animal model.
Atherosclerosis is largely caused by oxidised blood fats. The research findings presented in a new study by researchers from the Lund University show that A1M stops the oxidation of blood fats … Continue Reading Researchers identify ‘cleaner’ protein which protects against atherosclerosis in P-O-C.
In a study of nearly 2,000 adults, researchers found that a buildup of plaque in the body’s major arteries was associated with mild cognitive impairment. Results of the study conducted … Continue Reading Asymptomatic atherosclerosis linked to cognitive impairment in first large-scale study.
It’s known that cholesterol levels typically rise as people age and that high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. What’s less known is that cholesterol levels … Continue Reading Scientists identify marker that predicts changes in cholesterol levels as people grow older.
In an analysis that included approximately 35,000 participants, researchers from Lund University linked the genetic predisposition to elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) to aortic valve calcium and narrowing of the … Continue Reading Elevated LDL-C gene linked to narrowing of the aortic valve.
Researchers have uncovered a way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to an investigational drug. The discovery, from Washington University School of Medicine, is also relevant for other infectious diseases including … Continue Reading One route to malaria drug resistance found.