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Good Foods that Help Hypercholesterolemia

Oct 12, 2018

Hypercholesterolemia can be inherited, result from lifestyle choices, or both. When the foods you eat cause high cholesterol, you can reverse the effects by changing your diet. Hypercholesterolemia occurs when you have elevated levels of cholesterol in your blood and can lead to an elevated risk of developing coronary artery disease, a form of heart […]

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Genetics and COPD

Aug 15, 2018

For decades, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been linked to smoking. The link has been both direct and indirect. In some families the person who did the smoking seemed unaffected with symptoms while those who breathed second-hand smoke but never touched a cigarette themselves fell victim to COPD. Nationally, about 11 million people have […]

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Women Opening New Doors in Clinical Trials

Jun 27, 2018

For years clinical trials of drugs have centered around men. Women were not considered for many clinical studies mainly out of concern for the fetus should she become pregnant during the trial period. During the 1970s if a woman was in her childbearing years the FDA prohibited her from participating in an early stage drug […]

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