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Lack of physical activity may lead to obesity, heart problems

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 13:51

A new study suggests that most of the urban population in the developing countries are following a trend of steadily becoming more obese.

High cholesterol linked to greater breast cancer risk

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 19:36

In a significant discovery, scientists have found a link between high blood cholesterol and breast cancer in a study of more than one million patients over a 14 year time period in Britain.

Menopausal sex hormone changes leave women at risk of heart disease

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:03

A new study has revealed that the change in hormone levels during the transition to menopause affects the quality of a woman`s cholesterol carriers, leaving her at greater risk for heart disease.

Single drug soon to cure high cholesterol, breast cancer

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 16:59

There may soon be a drug that could lower your cholesterol levels and also treat breast cancer. Researchers have shown that a compound initially developed as a cholesterol-fighting molecule can also kill cancerous cells.

Lifestyle diseases affecting more young men in metros

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 11:46

Lifestyle diseases are taking toll on men`s health with a new survey showing how men need to get proactive about their health in today`s often fast-paced society.

Canola oil holds promise for people with type-2 diabetes

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 16:53

hose on food prepared with canola oil, take heart. New research suggests that those on a canola diet experienced both a reduction in blood glucose levels and a significant reduction in LDL (bad) cholesterol.

Fasting can reduce cholesterol levels in prediabetic patients

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 12:05

A new research on periodic fasting has identified a biological process in the body that converts bad cholesterol in fat cells to energy, thus combating diabetes risk factors.

Can genome editing lower heart attack risk?

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 14:49

Can you imagine a single shot that can lower cholesterol levels to an extent that the risk of heart attack can be reduced by 40-90 percent?

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