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Posts tagged cholesterol

November 30, 2006

 

french fries and a burger served at a truck stop

Nanotech Plaque Busters

We all indulge in fried foods once in a while, so scientists are trying to find a way to help combat bad cholesterol.

October 31, 2006

 

a little girl plays in a cardboard box

Weighted Toys

Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.

July 30, 2006

 

glass of grapefruit juice

Grapefruit and Medicine

Did you know that grapefruit juice can be dangerous if you're taking certain kinds of medication?

December 1, 2005

 

A Web of Disorders

Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

You’re Fired: The Health Effects Of Job Insecurity

A study in the American Journal of Public Health shows that heart attacks are no joke for people who suspect they are going to be laid off.

September 27, 2003

 

A cheesy bowl of macarroni.

What’s In Saturated Fats?

Having trouble distinguishing the good fats from the bad? Learn about saturated fats on this Moment of Science.

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