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High Cholesterol / Hypercholesterolemia

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Latest Publication and Research on High Cholesterol

BMJ Open    

{Omega}-3 fatty acid supplement use in the 45 and Up Study Cohort.

Adams J, Sibbritt D, Lui CW, Broom A, Wardle J

Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

There has been a dramatic increase in the use of dietary supplements in Western societies over the past decades. Our understanding of the prevalence o... Read More

Source: PubMed

Arch. Pharm. Res.  2013 Apr 16  

tert-Butylhydroquinone reduces lipid accumulation in C57BL/6 mice with lower body weight gain.

Nam KW, Kim YH, Kwon HJ, Rhee SK, Kim WJ, Han MD

Office of Industrial Cooperation, Soonchunhyang University, Chungnam, Asan, 350-646, Republic of Korea, kwnam1@sch.ac.kr.

tert-Butylhydroquinone (tBHQ) is a commonly used antioxidant additive that is approved for human use by both the Food and Agriculture Organization and... Read More

Source: PubMed

Obesity (Silver Spring)  2012 Oct 24  

The visceral adiposity index as a predictor of insulin resistance in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Oh JY, Sung YA, Lee HJ

Department of Internal Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Yangcheon-Ku, Seoul 158710, Korea.

OBJECTIVE: Visceral fat accumulation is more strongly related to insulin resistance than to excess total adiposity. The visceral adiposity index (VAI)... Read More

Source: PubMed

Br J Sports Med  2013 Apr 13  

Associations between objectively measured physical activity intensity in childhood and measures of subclinical cardiovascular disease in adolescence: prospective observations from the European Youth Heart Study.

Ried-Larsen M, Grøntved A, Møller NC, Larsen KT, Froberg K, Andersen LB

Research Unit for Exercise Epidemiology, Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Centre of Research in Childhood Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark.

BACKGROUND AND AIM: No prospective studies have investigated the association between physical activity (PA) and carotid subclinical cardiovascular dis... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Sci. Food Agric.  2013 Apr 12  

Protective effect of grape by-product fortified breads against cholesterol cholic acid diet-induced hypercholesterolemia in rats.

Mildner-Szkudlarz S, Bajerska J

Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Poznan University of Life Sciences, ul. Wojska Polskiego 28, 60-637, Poznan, Poland.

BACKGROUND: New breads fortified with two different forms of grape by-products, including dried powdered skins (PGP) and freeze-dried extract therefro... Read More

Source: PubMed

Cardiovasc Drugs Ther  2013 Apr 14  

Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Increase Plasma Adiponectin to Leptin Ratio in Stable Coronary Artery Disease.

Mostowik M, Gajos G, Zalewski J, Nessler J, Undas A

Department of Coronary Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, John Paul II Hospital, Pradnicka 80 st, 31-202, Krakow, Poland, magda.mostowik@gmail.com.

BACKGROUND: Growing evidence suggests a cardioprotective role of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). However, the exact mechanisms underlying ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Nat. Med.  2013 Apr 14  

Cholesterol efflux in megakaryocyte progenitors suppresses platelet production and thrombocytosis.

Murphy AJ, Bijl N, Yvan-Charvet L, Welch CB, Bhagwat N, Reheman A, Wang Y, Shaw JA, Levine RL, Ni H, Tall AR, Wang N

1] Department of Medicine, Division of Molecular Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA. [2].

Platelets have a key role in atherogenesis and its complications. Both hypercholesterolemia and increased platelet production promote atherothrombosis... Read More

Source: PubMed

Nutrients    

Dyslipidemia in obesity: mechanisms and potential targets.

Klop B, Elte JW, Cabezas MC

Department of Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Vascular Centre, Sint Franciscus Gasthuis, Rotterdam, P.O. Box 10900, 3004 BA, The Netherlands. m.castrocabezas@sfg.nl.

Obesity has become a major worldwide health problem. In every single country in the world, the incidence of obesity is rising continuously and therefo... Read More

Source: PubMed

Eur J Med Chem    

Aminopropylindenes derived from Grundmann's ketone as a novel chemotype of oxidosqualene cyclase inhibitors.

Lange S, Keller M, Müller C, Oliaro-Bosso S, Balliano G, Bracher F

Department für Pharmazie, Zentrum für Pharmaforschung, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Butenandtstr. 5-13, D-81377 Munich, Germany.

A series of aminopropylindenes, designed as mimics of a cationic high energy intermediate in the oxidosqualene cyclase(1) (OSC)-mediated cyclization o... Read More

Source: PubMed

Biochem. Pharmacol.  2013 Apr 9  

Phenolic compounds present in Sardinian wine extracts protect against the production of inflammatory cytokines induced by oxysterols in CaCo-2 human enterocyte-like cells.

Biasi F, Guina T, Maina M, Cabboi B, Deiana M, Tuberoso CI, Calfapietra S, Chiarpotto E, Sottero B, Gamba P, Gargiulo S, Brunetto V, Testa G, Dessì MA, Poli G, Leonarduzzi G

Dept. of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, 10043 Orbassano (Turin), Italy. Electronic address: fiorella.biasi@unito.it.

Cholesterol auto-oxidation products, namely oxysterols, are widely present in cholesterol-rich foods. They are thought to potentially interfere with h... Read More

Source: PubMed

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It would be helpful (if such data is available) to know the amount of increased risk of (say) heart attack when 'bad' LDL (holding HDL constant at say 35) increases from 130 to 160 to 200. For example at (a wild guess) at 130, 1 in 20 experience an 'event', so at 160, 2 in 20, and at 200, 3 in 20.
Roberto Sunday, May 09, 2010
Cholesterol LDL mainly happens to be the excess body fat which is not digested by the human body and can be very harmful for the human body.
Starters on Minimizing cholesterol
1.Avoid rich and junk foods like pizza, ice cream, burgers etc.
2.Avoid alcohol, cocaine and Intoxicating drugs as much as possible.
3.Drink 6-8 glasses of liquids daily such as water and Chinese green tea/lemon tea etc.
4.Eat fresh fruits, raw vegetables frequently.
5.Learn to Eat Healthy Snacks like celeries, corn, cucumbers to eliminate the toxins in the body.

Gauravsharma10 Thursday, April 01, 2010

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