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News tag: high cholesterol


High cholesterol in kids linked to genetics, not lifestyle

9 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
High cholesterol is rarely associated with kids, and that is the reason why hypercholesterolemia, or FH, is difficult to detect. Dr. Christine Hills with Children's Hospitals and Clinic of Minnesota said: "It starts affecting people the day they are born. Most children don't get a diagnosis unless they go looking…


Drug for treating obesity get approved in U.S.

5 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Good news for those wanting to shed pounds this year, as US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug that may help American lose weight. Liraglutide, is a daily injectable drug and a new class of diabetes medicine that signals the pancreas to produce extra insulin after meals. Novo…