HealthDay News: Cholesterol
Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too
Though the pyramids
are proof of the ancient Egyptians' architectural skills, new
research on mummies tucked away inside them unearths a lesser known
fact: heart disease was as common then as it is today.
Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
that's sure to alarm the millions of Americans who have braved the
fiercest, longest winter in recent memory: A new study shows that
your cholesterol levels fluctuate seasonally and are at their worst
during cold winter months.
Keep Your Heart Healthy
Here's the bad news:
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States,
and 49 percent of adults have at least one risk factor for the
disease. But the good news is that there are a number of things you
can do to keep your heart healthy.