Cholestrol

Munching a muffin can be beneficial, reduces cholestrol levels

Munching a muffin can be beneficial, reduces cholestrol levels

A scientist at the University of Queensland in Australia, has developed a "good heart" blueberry muffin, that could help lower cholesterol as well as the risk of heart disease.

May 20, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
New gene silencer drug could cut cholesterol by half

New gene silencer drug could cut cholesterol by half

The technique, known as RNA interference (RNAi) therapy, essentially 'switches off' one of the genes responsible for elevated cholesterol.

Mar 18, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Cholesterol-fighting molecule can kill cancer cells: Study

Scientists have found that a compound developed as a cholesterol-fighting molecule not only halts the progression of prostate cancer, but can also kill cancerous cells. Standard treatment for prostate cancer can include chemotherapy that targets receptors on cancer cells, researchers said.

Apr 16, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

Eat avocado to improve cholesterol levels

Additionally, avocado consumption did not impact HDL (good) cholesterol. 

Feb 20, 2016, 22:35 PM IST

Cholesterol-lowering 'portfolio diet' cuts BP

Although the DASH diet had higher compliance rates, the "portfolio diet" was more effective in reducing blood pressure.

Nov 09, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

'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.

Aug 20, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Common diabetes drug can lower 'bad' cholesterol

A common diabetes drug Metformin can also help lower “bad” cholesterol that is known for promoting cardiovascular diseases by hardening the arteries.

Aug 07, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Healthy India special: Take care of your heart

One should take care of the heart as many people die because of heart problems. Nowadays even youth is suffering from heart problems.

Jun 14, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Scientists say 'no evidence to prove butter bad for health'

 Enjoy your morning bread toasts spread with butter without any guilt as scientists have now claimed that the belief that butter, full-fat milk and cheese are bad for us are wrong.

Feb 10, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

`Diabetes education` reduces BP, blood sugar

A study has revealed that diabetes education helps people to cope with their diabetic condition by reducing blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Aug 10, 2014, 14:25 PM IST

Why `tree nuts` are good for your health revealed

A new study has revealed that eating tree nuts can help in reducing two of the five markers for metabolic syndrome that could lead to life threatening problems such as strokes and heart diseases.

Jul 30, 2014, 16:13 PM IST

Statins may increase life of diabetics: Study

The use of cholesterol-lowering statins may help prolong the lives of people with diabetic cardiovascular disease, says a new research.

Jul 17, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

78000 infants die of congenital heart disease in India every year: Doctors

According to a report by leading experts, it has been revealed that about 78,000 infants born with congenital heart disease in India die every year because of inadequate health care facilities.

Feb 10, 2014, 10:25 AM IST

Timely action can reduce burden of strokes

Timely action in case of a stroke and continuous screening for risk factors can effectively reduce the burden of this disease in India that has turned out to be a major killer, a medical expert here said.

Jan 09, 2014, 10:58 AM IST

Zydus launches diabetes treatment drug Lipaglyn

Pharmaceutical entity Zydus group today said it has launched Lipaglyn, its patented new drug for treatment of diabetes.

Sep 16, 2013, 19:37 PM IST

Cholesterol wonder drugs statins can also prevent cancer

A new study suggests that Statin-takers are less likely to die from cancer.

Jul 14, 2013, 12:15 PM IST

Higher doses of statins best against cholesterol

Treatment with higher doses of statins is usually the best way of lowering cholesterol levels

Oct 16, 2012, 12:41 PM IST

Little exercise and dieting can boost `good` cholesterol production

With a little exercise and dieting, overweight people with type 2 diabetes can still train their fat cells to produce a hormone believed to spur HDL cholesterol production

Oct 14, 2012, 16:26 PM IST

9 meals per day may cut cholestrol and help in slimming

Suggesting that eating little and often is healthier for us, experts have said that we should eat as many as nine meals every day.

Sep 25, 2012, 11:10 AM IST

Citrus fruit Bergamot could be key to beating cholesterol

An Italian fruit Bergamot reduces “bad” cholesterol and improves “good” cholesterol.

Sep 22, 2012, 21:17 PM IST