News tagged with high cholesterol

Low-carb diet effective at lowering blood pressure

In a head-to-head comparison, two popular weight loss methods proved equally effective at helping participants lose significant amounts of weight. But, in a surprising twist, a low-carbohydrate diet proved better at lowering ...

dateJan 25, 2010 in Health
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Sedentary TV time may cut life short

Couch potatoes beware: every hour of television watched per day may increase the risk of dying earlier from cardiovascular disease, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

dateJan 11, 2010 in Health
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Some preventive care to have no out-of-pocket cost

(AP) -- From counseling for kids who struggle with their weight, to cancer screenings for their parents, preventive health care will soon be available at no out-of-pocket cost under consumer rules the Obama administration ...

dateJul 15, 2010 in Health
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Study: Some heart patients undoing drug benefits

(AP) -- European heart patients are taking more medication than ever before to lower their blood pressure and cholesterol, but bad habits such as overeating and smoking are undermining the drugs, a new study says. Despite ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Medications
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