News tagged with triglyceride levels

Apple peel makes mice mighty

For Popeye, spinach was the key to extra muscle. For the mice in a new University of Iowa study, it was apples, or more precisely a waxy substance called ursolic acid that's found in apple peel.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Study sheds light on triglyceride metabolism

New findings reported in the July issue of Cell Metabolism are offering new leads as to why some people might suffer from high levels of triglycerides. High triglycerides are a risk factor for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Medical research
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For big athletes: Possible future risk

New primary research comparing the signs of metabolic syndrome in professional baseball and football players, reveals that the larger professional athletes -- football linemen in particular -- may encounter future health ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Health
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