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Cholesterol Levels May Vary By Season

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — Cholesterol levels increase with winter’s arrival and drop again as warmer weather returns, a new study by Brazilian researchers suggests. “In the winter, people should be careful with their cholesterol levels,” said lead researcher Dr. Filipe Moura, a doctoral student …

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1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Can people really be healthy and obese? In one of the largest studies to date, researchers quantified the number of U.S. adults who are overweight or obese but don’t have typical …

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High Cholesterol Tied to Better Brain Health in Those Over 85

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a seemingly counterintuitive finding, new research suggests that high cholesterol is associated with a reduced risk of mental decline in the elderly. People aged 85 to 94 with good brain function whose cholesterol was above normal had a …

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Meds for Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Help the Heart — But Maybe Not the Mind

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Latest High Blood Pressure News By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — While effective at cutting heart risks, blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may not help preserve seniors’ brain health, new research finds. That conclusion came from the tracking of more than 1,600 men …

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Sodas Cause Havoc on Cholesterol Levels, Harm the Heart

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Sugar-sweetened drinks can play havoc with your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which increases your risk for heart disease and stroke, a new study finds. Specifically, drinking more than 12 ounces (1 standard can) of sugary sodas or fruit drinks …

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Kids’ Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Doctors should test middle school-age children for high cholesterol and start screening for depression at age 11, according to updated guidelines from a leading group of U.S. pediatricians. Doctors should also test older teens for HIV, the AIDS-causing virus, …

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Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb ‘High-Risk’ Prostate Cancers

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FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Drugs that many men with prostate cancer might already be taking — cholesterol-lowering statins — may help extend their survival if they have a “high-risk” form of the disease, new research suggests. High-risk patients include men with high blood levels of prostate specific …

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Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb Prostate Cancers

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Drugs that many men with prostate cancer might already be taking — cholesterol-lowering statins — may help extend their survival if they have a “high-risk” form of the disease, new research suggests. High-risk patients include men …

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