News tagged with high cholesterol

One in five U.S. teenagers has high cholesterol

( -- A study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published in their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, has found that over 20% of teenagers in the U.S. have elevated cholesterol ...

dateJan 25, 2010 in Health report
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Heart Hazards of Woeful Wives

( -- Women in strained marriages are more likely to feel depressed and suffer high blood pressure, obesity and other signs of "metabolic syndrome," a group of risk factors for heart disease, stroke and diabetes, ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Can a cholesterol drug prevent colon cancer?

Thomas Jefferson University has started recruiting patients for a new National Cancer Institute (NCI)-sponsored clinical trial to test whether the cholesterol-reducing drug rosuvastatin is effective in the prevention of recurrent ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Cancer
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