Items Tagged ‘cholesterol’

July 17, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations KAAL Mayo Clinic Takes Top Spot on Best […]

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Tags: ABC 15 Arizona, ABC News, ABC15 Phoenix, Albert Lea Tribune, Alzheimer's Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council, alzheimer's disease, AP, AP Associated Press, Apache Mall, Argus Leader, Arizona Newszap, Arizona Pop Warner Football


November 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

    November 15, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: ABC News, Alexander Parker, alzheimers, American College of Gastroenterology, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, back surgery, bacon, bacteria, bioethics, bird flu, Bjoerg Thorsteinsdottir


February 8, 2013

Heart Disease Trigger May Be in Your Genes

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

A type of cholesterol you’ve probably never heard of may be linked to the third leading cause of heart disease in the country…Dr. Stephen Kopecky of the Mayo Clinic agreed. He said that when it comes to preventing heart disease, tried-and-true advice still applies. “Too often, Americans may be looking for a quick fix that will allow […]

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Tags: ABC News, cholesterol, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, heart disease


February 8, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

      February 8, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise […]

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Tags: AAN, AASM, ABSM, American Academy of Neurology, American Sleep Disorders Association, ASDC, Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Cardiology, cholesterol, Dr. Charles Adler, Dr. Steven Kopecky


June 12, 2012

Statins May Leave Patients With Less Energy: Study

By Mystery User

Tatins — the popular class of cholesterol-lowering drugs — significantly increase the risk of experiencing a drop in energy or becoming unduly tired when exercising, according to new research. The finding stems from work tracking about 1,000 adults, and includes well-known shelf names Pravachol and Zocor, both designed to reduce levels of the so-called “bad” […]

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Tags: cholesterol, Dr. Scott Wright, Health Day, low-density lipoprotein, Pravachol, tatins, Zocor


June 12, 2012

Statins May Leave Patients With Less Energy: Study

By Mystery User

Tatins — the popular class of cholesterol-lowering drugs — significantly increase the risk of experiencing a drop in energy or becoming unduly tired when exercising, according to new research. The finding stems from work tracking about 1,000 adults, and includes well-known shelf names Pravachol and Zocor, both designed to reduce levels of the so-called “bad” […]

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Tags: cholesterol, Dr. Scott Wright, Health Day, tatins


February 1, 2012

Understand numbers to help control risk of heart disease

By Mystery User

Wanting to check her cholesterol, Kathleen Rindahl scheduled a cardiovascular screening recently at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. The medical facility typically offers the free screenings, which will help determine your risk for a heart attack and vascular disease, twice a month…Unfortunately, not everyone pays attention to their “numbers,” said Dr. Vishnu Patlolla, […]

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Tags: cardiovascular screening, cholesterol, Dr. Vishnu Patlolla, heart attack, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, vascular disease


April 5, 2010

It takes more than breakfast to lower cholesterol

By Mystery User

If you believe what you read in the cereal aisle, the right breakfast choice can lower your cholesterol — and cut your risk of heart disease…   Those claims are based on the fact that the cereals are made from whole grain oats and oat bran, sources of a type of soluble fiber called oat […]

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Tags: cholesterol, Sara Wolf


March 17, 2010

Intense Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Therapies Don’t Help Type 2 Diabetics

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Two sets of results from a large U.S. government-sponsored trial find that neither aggressive treatment of cholesterol nor of blood pressure lowers the risk of heart events in people with type 2 diabetes.   “These results could be disappointing to a lot of people — that this intensive blood pressure control or intensive lipid control […]

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Tags: cholesterol, diabetes, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, lipid control


March 8, 2010

Pfizer Cholesterol Flops Cleared Path for Resverlogix

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Resverlogix Corp., without a marketed product, may accomplish what Pfizer Inc., the world’s biggest drugmaker, couldn’t: Creating a new medicine that fights heart disease by raising so-called good cholesterol…   Resverlogix is banking that artificially raising HDL will have the same effect. Only one treatment now commercially available is marketed to increase good cholesterol. Niacin, […]

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Tags: cardiac events, cholesterol, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, Resverlogix


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