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Cardiology Management

Good Cholesterol Not Always Protective Against Heart Disease

2016 20 Nov

A new study published in Cell Metabolism explains that simply raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels may not always provide protection from heart disease. That is because HDL also increases the inflammatory response of macrophages which could counteract its anti-inflammatory effect in various other cell types. See Also : Study:... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardio Benefits of Exercise

2015 10 Jul

A review of 160 randomised clinical trials with nearly 7500 participants finds that the benefits of exercise are strong but aren't the same for everyone. The review is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.  The meta-analysis is the first of its kind to systematically and comprehensively evaluate the effectiveness of exercise... Read more