Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects 5.1 million Americans, and there is currently no cure. However, neurologist Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, director of Mount Sinai’s Center for Cognitive health and NFL Cognitive Care says that there are some hopeful developments in AD research—along with potentially promising data you may have seen reported
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It is well known that the longer you smoke cigarettes, the greater your risk of heart disease. Now it appears that ongoing, higher-than-normal cholesterol levels have the same effect.
A study conducted at Duke Clinical Research Institute found that 55-year-old adults with moderately elevated levels of non-HDL cholesterol for 11 to
What is vascular dementia? It refers to a spectrum of cognitive impairments resulting from damage to blood vessels in the brain.
Stroke, either a significant singular stroke or multiple smaller strokes, is a major cause of vascular dementia (VaD), but any disease process that damages blood vessels in the brain
It’s Not about Achieving Normal Cholesterol Levels, It’s about Achieving the Right Kind of Cholesterol
At least half of people who have heart attacks have normal cholesterol levels. What about you? Are you still at risk for a heart attack despite having normal cholesterol?
So what do the cholesterol numbers on your lab report mean and what are the optimal target ranges? Why is it important that yours are in the normal range? The answer may surprise you.
Have you ever questioned if natural therapies actually work? The dietary supplement niacin may help persuade you! For over 60 years, this remarkable nutrient has been helping patients achieve normal cholesterol levels.
50 percent of people suffering from heart attacks have “normal” LDL cholesterol readings based on the standard testing. Find out how to know your true heart attack risk with advanced cholesterol testing.
Is cholesterol ratio important or not? For the average lay person, it is easy to get confused on what all the cholesterol numbers really mean. And what if my numbers are too high? The real question we should be asking is this…