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Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Lower your cholesterol with these five healthy foods! - Watch slideshow

Lower your cholesterol with these five healthy foods! - Watch slideshow

Lower your cholesterol with these five healthy foods! - Watch slideshow

Menopause may turn good cholesterol into bad

 What has previously been known as good cholesterol - high density lipoprotein (HDL) - may actually contribute to heart diseases in women while they are transitioning through menopause, new research has found.

'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.

Gut bacteria key to good cholesterol, heart health

Bacteria living in your gut may impact your weight, fat and good cholesterol levels - necessary to help maintain a healthy heart.

Tell kids to shun one sugary drink a week for 'good' cholesterol

Reducing the intake of sugary drinks by one serving a week for an year can increase “good” cholesterol levels in children.

High cholesterol levels affect 23% of Delhi teens: Study

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Adults are not the only people affected by high cholesterol. Contrary to popular perception, children and teenagers too fall prey to the dangers of high cholesterol levels owing to modern lifestyle.

'US nod to Lupin's anti-cholesterol drug may not fatten up firm financials'

Lupin Ltd's anti-cholesterol drug securing USFDA approval is a positive development but may not contribute to the company's financials in a major way.

Trans fats banned in US: How bad are they? Should India follow suit?

The US Food and Drug Administration's directive to remove artificial trans fats from processed foods can act as an eye-opener for millions of Indians, considering the adverse affects that it has on the human health.

Follow these 9-steps to ensure a healthier heart

 Scientist at the Vanderbilt University has compiled a list, the acts on which if followed can ensure a healthier heart.

Glucose by-product damages 'good' cholesterol

In developments which could lead scientists to hunt for new drugs to fight heart diseases, researchers have discovered that a substance formed from glucose in the body turns "good" cholesterol into "bad", increasing risk of heart diseases.

Wine good for your heart only if you exercise

If you think moderate wine drinking can protect against cardio-vascular diseases (CVDs), you are probably right: Just mix daily exercise to it.

Good cholesterol protects against heart disease

The structure of HDL may shed light on how it protects against cardiovascular diseases.