Triglycerides News
June 25, 2019

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Omega 3 Supplements Have Little or No Heart or Vascular Health Benefit

Omega 3 supplements have little or no effect on the risk of heart disease, stroke or death -- according to new research. Increased consumption of omega 3 fats is widely promoted globally because of a ... read more

Exposure to Antimicrobials During Development May Cause Irreversible Outcomes

Exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical common in personal care products like soaps and lotions as well as ... read more

House Dust Spurs Growth of Fat Cells in Lab Tests

Poor diet and a lack of physical activity are major contributors to the world's obesity epidemic, but researchers have also identified common environmental pollutants that could play a role. Now one ... read more

Higher Consumption of Unsaturated Fats Linked With Lower Mortality Rates

Consuming higher amounts of unsaturated fats was associated with lower mortality rates, according to a new study. The researchers found higher consumption of saturated and trans fats was linked with ... read more
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Low Cholesterol Linked to Higher Risk of Bleeding Stroke in Women

Lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke, with an ideal value below 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). But can it be too low? A new study ... read more

New Wisdom About High Cholesterol Treatment for Adults Aged 80 and Older

A team of researchers decided to learn more about whether current triglyceride-level guidelines make sense for people aged 80 and ... read more

Cottonseed Oil Linked to Lower Cholesterol

Researchers at the University of Georgia have found that a high-fat diet enriched with cottonseed oil drastically improved cholesterol profiles in young adult ... read more

Fat Metabolism in Live Fish: Real-Time Lipid Biochemistry Observed

Studying how our bodies metabolize lipids such as fatty acids, triglycerides, and cholesterol can teach us about cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other health problems, as well as reveal basic ... read more

New Cause of High Plasma Triglycerides Discovered

People with hypertriglyceridemia often are told to change their diet and lose weight. But a high-fat diet isn't necessarily the cause for everyone with the condition. Researchers have discovered ... read more

Vitamin D Deficiency May Indicate Cardiovascular Disease in Overweight and Obese Children

In overweight and obese children and adolescents, vitamin D deficiency is associated with early markers of cardiovascular disease, a new study ... read more

Giving Brown Fat a Green Light

Since the discovery in 2009 that brown fat can be active in adult humans, researchers around the world have worked to unveil ways to switch on this fat. Scientists have now identified a new route to ... read more

Fenofibrate May Reduce Heart Disease Risk in Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

A new study shows that the drug fenofibrate might reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes who have high levels of triglycerides and low levels of 'good' ... read more

Silencing Fat Protein Improves Obesity and Blood Sugar

Scientists report that turning off a protein found in liver and adipose tissue significantly improves blood sugar levels and reduces body fat in an animal ... read more

Saturated Fat Could Be Good for You, Study Suggests

A new diet intervention study raises questions regarding the validity of a diet hypothesis that has dominated for more than half a century: that dietary fat and particularly saturated fat is ... read more

Levels of Total Cholesterol, LDL-C, Triglycerides Continue to Decline Among US Adults

Scientists have examined whether earlier trends of a decline (between 1999 and 2010) in average levels of total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides, and low­ density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) ... read more

Why Belly Fat Is Dangerous for the Heart

Increasing stomach fat – especially the “hidden fat” in your abdomen – is associated with newly identified and worsening heart disease risk factors, according to a study. These adverse ... read more

Novel Lipid Lowering Medication Improves Blood Sugar Control in Type 2 Diabetes

Volanesorsen, an experimental lipid-lowering medication, improved insulin sensitivity and glucose control by significantly decreasing patients' overall hemoglobin A1c -- the standard clinical ... read more