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How to Lower Bad Cholestral

How to Lower Bad Cholestral

Lowering bad cholesterol is related to a healthy diet and regular workout regimen. Additionally, your physician may write prescriptions to reduce cholesterol levels that cannot be corrected with diet and exercise alone. Begin your program with a physical examination, and learn the difference between......[Read More]
Venous Vs. Arterial Wound

Venous Vs. Arterial Wound

There are significant differences between a venous wound and an arterial wound. It helps to understand blood flow when considering wounds or injuries. Blood is carried to the heart through blood vessels called veins, while blood is carried away from the heart in large blood vessels called arteries. ......[Read More]
Diets for Lowering Triglycerides

Diets for Lowering Triglycerides

Triglycerides are a chemical that, with cholesterol, form plasma lipids in the blood. When you don't use all the calories you eat, you body converts them into triglycerides that are stored in fat cells for later use. A high triglyceride count (over 200 mg/dL) can increase your chances of heart disea......[Read More]
Update on the Management of Hypertension

Update on the Management of Hypertension

This paper reviews issues related to detection, confirmation, evaluation, and lifestyle management of hypertension. Ways to improve blood pressure control are discussed.......[Read More]
Primary Hyperlipidemia

Primary Hyperlipidemia

This article gives you the definition of primary hyperlipidemia.......[Read More]
Stroke Health Center

Stroke Health Center

Find special feature stories and news on Stroke Health at WebMD......[Read More]
HDL or LDL: Which Is Good?

HDL or LDL: Which Is Good?

According to MedlinePlus, "high levels of cholesterol in the blood can increase your risk of heart disease." An individual's total cholesterol level is made of four things: HDL, LDL, triglycerides and Lp(a) cholesterol.......[Read More]
How Are Hemorrhoids Removed?

How Are Hemorrhoids Removed?

If you have hemorrhoids, you want them gone. In the past, hemorrhoid removal surgery required a lengthy and painful recuperative period; however, in recent years the technique has become much better and your recovery should be easier.......[Read More]
Ways to Lower Cholesterol

Ways to Lower Cholesterol

http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-photo-5785533-healthcare.phpOne of the keys to living a healthy life is maintaining an appropriate cholesterol level. Cholesterol is a healthy component inside the body, but too much in the blood stream can lead to very serious heart issues that can.........[Read More]
Atherosclerosis Prevention and Treatment in Children and Adolescents

Atherosclerosis Prevention and Treatment in Children and Adolescents

Healthcare professionals play a crucial role in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis, starting in utero.......[Read More]
Pesticides: A Link to Parkinson's?

Pesticides: A Link to Parkinson's?

New studies add to the evidence implicating pesticide exposure and repeated head trauma as likely contributors to Parkinson's disease and related degenerative brain disorders.......[Read More]
Parkinson's Disease and Nursing Home Care

Parkinson's Disease and Nursing Home Care

What you need to know and ask about nursing home care for people with Parkinson's disease.......[Read More]
Workplace Injuries on Computers

Workplace Injuries on Computers

A large factor in productivity loss is computer-related injury. Spending hours at a time using a computer can cause disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome or eye-strain, which are generalized under the term, Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI).......[Read More]
Prasugrel in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Prasugrel in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Prevention of ischemic events in patients with acute coronary syndrome and/or undergoing PCI requires prompt, potent, predictable antiplatelet therapy. Efficacy and safety data for prasugrel are reviewed.......[Read More]
What Does Elevated Triglycerides Indicate?

What Does Elevated Triglycerides Indicate?

Triglycerides are fat in its chemical form. They are stored in fat cells, released by hormones and burned by the body for energy. High levels are suspected to influence the development of hardening of the arteries and atherosclerosis.......[Read More]
How to Lower Your Cholesterol & Clean Out the Plaque

How to Lower Your Cholesterol & Clean Out the Plaque

According to CNN.com, about one in two Americans have borderline to high cholesterol levels. This increases the risk of a heart attack or stroke in individuals by building up dangerous plaque in the arteries. The restricted blood flow, caused by the buildup of plaque, leads to a lack of oxygen bei......[Read More]
A New Approach to Evaluate Fetal Myocardial Function

A New Approach to Evaluate Fetal Myocardial Function

The objective of this study was to establish gestational age specific reference values for fetal tissue velocity imaging in order to aid in fetal myocardial evaluation.......[Read More]
Robot Helps Stroke Survivors Relearn Movement

Robot Helps Stroke Survivors Relearn Movement

Improvement Seen Even if Therapy Begins Years After Stroke......[Read More]
Diffusion Weighted MRI

Diffusion Weighted MRI

What is a DWI weighted MRI?......[Read More]
Could Seasonal Changes Affect Your Cholesterol?

Could Seasonal Changes Affect Your Cholesterol?

Did you know that even seasonal changes could affect your cholesterol?......[Read More]