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New cholesterol guidelines offer a more personalized approach

cholesterol, heart disease, LDL, HDL, seniors

New cholesterol guidelines recommend a more personalized approach in risk assessments, a returned focus on LDL target levels and new drug options for those at highest risk for cardiovascular disease. The guidelines were announced Saturday during the American Heart Association's annual scientific conference. The recommendations, set out by the American Heart

Alcohol consumption and the risk of developing dementia

alcohol consumption and dementia

Some of the detrimental effects of heavy alcohol use on brain function are similar to those observed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Although alcohol use may be a risk factor for AD, it is difficult to study this relationship because of similarities between alcoholic dementia and AD and because standard diagnostic criteria

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