LDL cholesterol

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Research not only found that resistin caused high levels of bad cholesterol known as low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol but also counteracted the beneficial effects of statins.
In the study, scientists created AMG145 to 'turn off' a cholesterol regulator, which interferes with the liver's ability to remove bad cholesterol from the blood.
Cardiac nurse adviser Michaela Nuttall explains: "Problems occur when there's too much bad cholesterol and not enough good cholesterol.
In the study, scientists created the monoclonal antibody AMG145 to disable the cholesterol regulator PCSK9, which interferes with the liver's ability to remove bad cholesterol from the blood.
KNOW THE FAT FACTS: Bad cholesterol mostly depends on the amount of saturated fat you eat - women should eat no more than 21g a day and men no more than 28g.
More importantly, the men's low-density-lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the so-called bad cholesterol, fell by 15 percent during the period when they ate the calcium-fortified chocolate but remained about the same when they ate the unmodified candy.
Keep in mind, however, there's a good cholesterol that can beat Holyfield out of bad cholesterol.
The American Heart Association has long urged women to know their health numbers - good and bad cholesterol counts (HDL and LDL), blood pressure, fasting glucose, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference and minutes of physical activity performed per day - as well as target ranges for these categories.
The bottom line is that LDL - the bad cholesterol - serves as a reminder that something is wrong and we need to find out what it is," he added.
Moreover, blood concentrations of their low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol, the so-called bad cholesterol, dropped by 10 percent, and their fasting insulin, even more.
The FDA also criticized claims Pharmanex had made that Cholestin could lower an individual's bad cholesterol and raise his good cholesterol.
The study data showed that this unique form of vitamin E lowered bad cholesterol concentrations in blood by up to 44% and triglycerides by up to 51% in mice fed normal diets.
They have discovered that the vegetable - commonly used in Mediterranean and Indian cuisine - helps remove bad cholesterol from the body, which can cause heart attacks and strokes.
Consumed regularly, these sterols reduce blood concentrations of low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, the so-called bad cholesterol, a new study shows.
Studies have found that trans fats increase so-called bad cholesterol - low-density lipoprotein, or LDL cholesterol.