Cardiovascular Health : Health & Medical
Reducing high-cholesterol food intake involves making major changes in regard to food choices and meal preparation. The foods you eat can directly impact the amount and type of cholesterol that enters your body. The American Heart Association says there are two main types of cholesterol; LDL (bad ch
Enhanced MDCT is a promising minimally-invasive method for detecting coronary artery disease. Is it as accurate as intravascular ultrasound in evaluating coronary plaques?
Chest mucus lines the walls of your respiratory system. This mucus contains antiseptic enzymes that help protect you against infections, bronchial blockage and congestion. When we become ill, this chest mucus (phlegm) is produced in larger amounts and immunoglobulins work to fight invading or foreig
Echocardiography uses ultrasounds to take images of the circulatory system and the heart. Echocardiograms are more beneficial for heart images than X-rays because they provide more detail, according to Medline Plus. Echocardiography can help your doctor identify potentially fatal problems with the h
Voltage is defined as being the potential energy per unit charge, and is essentially a measure of the average energy that electrons have in the circuit. The most common type of electricity is known as direct current (DC) and operates at constant voltage. Alternating current (AC) electricity has a ti
Just like foods, there are some beverages you should limit in your cholesterol-lowering diet. This article will show you which drinks will not sabotage your diet.
Bile production begins in the liver. According to an article from the University of Washington, hepatocytes, the cells that compose most of the liver, are responsible for bile production. Bile plays an important part in the digestive system. Insufficient bile production can cause gallstones and gall
The compelling case of a 31-year-old male who inhaled narcotics and developed a transient Brugada ECG pattern is reviewed.
When people have their blood checked for cholesterol levels, the lab checks triglyceride levels as well. A type of fat in the blood, triglycerides in high levels can increase a person's risk of heart disease the same way low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, cholesterol does. Less than 150 milligrams per
Cholesterol is vital to having a normally functioning body. It is a wax-like substance that is present in all areas of the body and helps to produce hormones, bile and vitamin D. However, cholesterol is dangerous when it is in high amounts in the bloodstream.
What Is Cholesterol?Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and inside the body's cells. Some of it occurs naturally in the body, while some of it comes from the foods people eat. Though it may have a bad reputation, cholesterol actually performs many important...
Surgery for PAD impairs NO production. Do you know how to improve its bioavailability after vascular procedures?
Are we ready to accept noncontact "virtual" frequency maps as a surrogate for contact frequency maps?