- Men who are obese in their young adult years are at significant risk for life threatening diseases that may cut their life short.
- A fat, lecithin, that is in many common foods may be processed by bacteria into a chemical known to increase risk of heart disease.
- The anti-teen drinking group MADD says alcohol-related driving deaths shouldn't be the heaviest concern on a parent's mind.
- A new gene-based approach helped the liver clear 45 percent more "bad cholesterol," suggesting a new approach that works well with statins.
- A study from the Netherlands claims that the present adult generation is significantly less healthy than past generations of adults.
- New study claims the ingredient in red wine with anti-aging properties would not work for obese individuals.
- Researchers have analyzed the association of blindness and cholesterol accumulation in the eye while also testing possible medications in eye drop form.
- Dosages that were too high increased the likelihood of kidney failure and hospital admission significantly says a new report.
- A group of UCLA researchers said they have altered the makeup of tomatoes to include a peptide that may aid in the break down of bad cholesterol build up.
- A new study is claiming that kids who drink whole milk as opposed to skim milk stand a better chance of not becoming obese later in life.
- By looking at the medical records of 13,253 people over a 19-year span, researchers were able to validate that heart-benefiting actions also reduced cancer indignantly.
- A study has found that stress can elevate your risk of a heart attack by 27 percent - the equivalent of smoking five cigarettes each day.
Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. A number of lifestyle changes are recommended in those with high cholesterol including: smoking cessation, limiting alcohol consumption, physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, and a diet low in saturated fats.