High cholesterol

People with high cholesterol should eliminate carbs, not saturated fat: Study

An international team of experts on heart disease and diet, including five cardiologists, reviewed dietary guidelines for people with familial hypercholesterolemia. 

Jul 14, 2020, 01:47 AM IST

Health issues during 20s may develop weaker brain, reveals study

The researchers found that people with better cardiovascular health at the beginning of the study were more likely to have higher scores on the tests of thinking and memory skills 30 years later than those with worse cardiovascular health.

Feb 27, 2020, 18:28 PM IST

33 percent Indians over 30-years-old are victims of lifestyle diseases, says report

While men were found to be victims of diabetes, cholesterol and cardiac related problems, women were found to have issues related to low BP and thyroid.

Apr 14, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

Low levels of good cholesterol means bad news for your heart health! – Read

The findings showed that for young individuals, under the age of 50, having abnormally low good cholesterol may increase the risk of heart attack than those with elevated bad cholesterol.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

Eating blue maize may reduce BP, cholesterol, fat

In the study, the rats were fed on a high-sugar and high-cholesterol diet for 12 weeks. They were given blue maize extracts during a period of 4 weeks.

Jan 14, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

Reduce heart attack risk by dropping cholesterol to 'new born baby levels', says study

This lowest cholesterol levels is only achievable in adulthood, through medication, as well as lifestyle changes like healthy food and exercise, the researchers suggested.  

Dec 19, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure, also called renal failure, is a condition in which the kidneys become unable to remove or filter metabolic wastes from the blood.

Nov 16, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins were found to be effective in reducing risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, across a broad range of patient groups.

Nov 15, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

Facing high cholesterol? Chew on these foods!

Here are some foods that can help lower your cholesterol naturally.

Nov 10, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Things you can do to prevent a stroke!

Around the world, stroke kills more people each year than do HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. 

Oct 28, 2016, 16:56 PM IST

Screening infants could prevent early heart attacks: study

Their study in the New England Journal of Medicine aimed to uncover a silent killer in young adults known as familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a genetic disorder that often leads to early heart disease.

Oct 27, 2016, 02:50 AM IST

Heart disease: What increases your risk, tips to reduce it!

Heart disease is caused by plaque buildup in the wall of the arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Oct 26, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

High cholesterol capable of causing bone loss: Experts

High cholesterol, which is a known factor for the decrease in heart health may harm more than our cardiovascular systems and lead to bone loss, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.

Oct 16, 2016, 14:21 PM IST

Heart attack and stroke prevention: Ways to reduce your risk!

There are steps you can take to help prevent a heart attack or a stroke. These steps involve taking medications and making heart-healthy lifestyle changes.

Aug 29, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

'Bad cholesterol not linked to elderly deaths'

The findings came after analyzing past studies involving more than 68,000 participants over 60 years of age.

Jun 27, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

Can't resist midnight snacking? Here's why it bad for you

Can't resist midnight snacking? Here are a few reasons as to why it bad for you.

Jan 03, 2016, 04:27 AM IST

US approves injectable anti-cholesterol drug Repatha

US regulators on Thursday approved Repatha, the second injectable drug of its kind designed for certain patients with stubbornly high cholesterol which puts them at risk of heart disease.

Aug 28, 2015, 04:05 AM IST

High cholesterol levels affect 23% of Delhi teens: Study

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Aug 24, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Cardiovascular risk factors on the rise in Asia: Study

Cardiovascular risk factors like hypertension, high cholesterol and diabetes appear to be on the rise in Asia, particularly Japan, says researchers.

Jul 07, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Half of US Hispanics unaware they have high cholesterol

Half of Hispanics in the United States may be unaware they have high cholesterol, suggested a study Wednesday that urged better education and treatment of the condition that can lead to heart disease.

Jun 25, 2015, 06:01 AM IST