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Has HDL, the Good Cholesterol been Hyped?
For years, physicians have told patients that HDL protects from heart disease and the higher the number, the more the protection. But a new study shows for the first time that HDL's protection depends on the levels of 2 other blood fats or lipids associated with heart disease. To read more, click here.
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Study Questions CRP Test to Assess Heart Disease Risk
The CRP test gained popularity when it was believed that only 50 percent of heart attacks could be explained by traditional risk factors, however, more than 90 percent of heart attacks can be accounted for by known risk factors. Click to read more.
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Study Finds Normal Triglyceride Levels are Risky
In an 18 year follow up of 350 men and women, researchers found that people with triglyceride levels at or above 100 mg/dl were 50 percent more likely than those with lower levels to suffer from future heart attacks or die from heart disease according to a new study. click to read more.
Study Shows Laughter Helps Blood Vessels Function Better
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Some Surprising Causes of Body Swelling
Listening to your favorite music may be good for your cardiovascular system. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore have shown for the first time that the emotions aroused by joyful music have a healthy effect on blood vessel function. Click here.
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