The treatment of high cholesterol may soon be changing, with the recent unveiling of a new treatment guideline by The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. The new treatment guideline addresses medical and lifestyle recommendations for people with high blood cholesterol, particularly for those who are at a high risk for cardiovascular diseases caused by atherosclerosis. However, while the new treatment guideline may help to lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases in some patients, many doctors …Read more
You often hear about the negative implications of high cholesterol, or TV commercials promoting products that help lower cholesterol. Simply put, high levels of “bad” cholesterol leads to atherosclerosis, resulting in clogged arteries and higher risks of heart attack and stroke. Researchers from the University at Buffalo conducted a recent study which has given a clearer understanding of atherosclerosis in humans. Additionally, they have discovered that stem cells play a key role in promoting inflammation. Their research was published in …Read more
Cholesterol is a wax like substance that is present in the cell walls throughout your body. When serum cholesterol levels are in a healthy range, cholesterol is actually health-supporting. However, if your cholesterol levels get too high, your risk for atherosclerosis, heart attack, stroke and even cardiac death vastly increase. Luckily, nature has provided us with 7 superfoods that will help to reduce cholesterol levels naturally.
Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which binds to cholesterol and prevents it from …Read more
Supporters of Alcoholics Anonymous might not agree. But a recent scientific discovery has shown that alcohol might, in fact, make you live longer.
The news came after the shocking lab discovery showed that just a small amount of alcohol given to a worm could actually double its lifespan.
The findings, made by researchers at the University of California has suggested that ethanol (found in alcoholic beverages) plays a significant role in delaying the aging process, or atleast it did when …Read more