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New method to reveal heart attack risk

Levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, body mass index (BMI), smoking habits and blood pressure are considered as traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease. There are several risk prediction calculators available today.

Know why grapes are good for health!

Grapes are a fruit which is loved by all and are also good for health. 

'Over 30% of adults in India have high risk of developing heart attack'

A random pan India PLAC study, conducted by Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, has found that over 30% between the age group 30 and 50 years were at high risk of developing coronary heart disease.

Novel antibody can lower 'bad' cholesterol

An antibody called "alirocumab" can significantly lower cholesterol levels in patients with an inherited disease associated with very high levels of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) or what is called "bad" cholesterol.

'Over 40 percent of Delhi residents have high cholesterol'

More than 40 percent of the residents of the national capital in the age group of 20 to 50 years have abnormal cholesterol levels which can result in heart diseases, a survey ahead of World Heart Day (Sep 29) revealed Saturday.

Fasting can reduce cholesterol levels in prediabetic patients

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.

How to manage your cholesterol

Excess bad cholesterol can lead to heart disease or stroke, so take into account a few steps to manage your cholesterol levels.

Five numbers to remember to keep your heart healthy

Apart from pass codes, phone numbers, social security numbers, clothing sizes and addresses, heart experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center suggest that there are five more you need to know to help keep your cardiovascular system healthy.

New smartphone selfie app to help keep track of your cholesterol level

Engineers have invented a new lifesaving smartphone app that will help the user keep an eye on his or her cholesterol levels with just a selfie.

Olive oil helps keep cholesterol levels in check

Olive oil helps keep cholesterol levels in check and controls the blood sugar. Drizzle some on top of a vegetable salad or dip a slice of whole-grain bread in some and eat as a snack.

Blueberries ‘halve bad cholesterol levels’

Levels of `very low density lipoprotein` were about 44 percent lower in the blueberry-fed hamsters.

Blueberries ‘halve bad cholesterol levels’

Levels of `very low density lipoprotein` were about 44 percent lower in the blueberry-fed hamsters.

Vinegar boosts good cholesterol levels

A spoonful or two of vinegar a day may boost your levels of good cholesterol.

Vinegar boosts good cholesterol levels

A spoonful or two of vinegar a day may boost your levels of good cholesterol.