News tagged with cardiovascular disease risk

New approach discovered to lowering triglycerides

Studies done with laboratory rats suggest that supplementation of their diet with lipoic acid had a significant effect in lowering triglycerides, which along with cholesterol levels and blood pressure are one of the key risk ...

dateMar 30, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Simple test helps predict heart attack risk

The use of common and readily available screening tests—like the ankle brachial index (ABI)—along with traditional risk scoring systems—such as the Framingham Risk Score—has the potential to prevent devastating heart ...

dateMar 10, 2009 in Medical research
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