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Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal

May 22 (UPI) --Nearly half of children and teens ... in the early years of life -- can increase risk for heart attack later in adulthood. "High cholesterol in childhood is one of the key risk factors ... read more

Study recommends screening toddlers for heart disease risk

"Toddlers should be screened for an inherited form of heart disease ... later in life, which may or may not reduce their chances of a heart attack? Importantly, we also need to know how accurate the ... read more

Blood Banks Could Help Screen for Hereditary High Cholesterol

Having the blood vessels bathed in cholesterol from birth can cause heart disease ... children known to be at risk because of family history, testing starts at age 2, the researchers said. Once ... read more

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A Wake-Up Call: All Children Should Be Tested for High Cholesterol

Because keeping children's cholesterol in the healthy range may help prevent the onset of heart disease later in life. The new recommendation ... called for cholesterol tests only for children with a ... read more


Why You Should Have Your Kids Tested for High Cholesterol Levels

Studies have shown that young adults who enter adulthood with fewer risk factors have later and milder cardiovascular disease. Clearly, in order to prevent heart ... blood test that can be done ... read more

Experts Seek Early Cholesterol Tests For All Kids

A new study argues that all children nationwide should get tested for cholesterol levels. Current federal recommendations suggest doctors test children with family histories of heart disease ... ... read more

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments

All treatments for cancer should be designed to prevent tumours evolving ... a tiny car to slide under small gaps Lyme disease is spreading across the US but your dog can help track it The parenting ... read more

New Cholesterol Screening Guideline for Kids Sparks Debate

All children ages 9 to 11 should be screened at least once for high cholesterol, according to new guidelines; although some say this advice may amount to unnecessary testing. The new recommendations ... read more

Docs: Test kids for cholesterol by age 11

Every child should be tested for high cholesterol between ages 9 and 11 so steps can be taken to prevent heart disease ... later, between ages 17 and 21. The guidelines say that cholesterol drugs ... read more

Panel: Children need cholesterol tests

CHICAGO — Every child should ... be taken to prevent heart disease later on, a panel of doctors urged yesterday in new advice that is sure to be controversial. Until now, major medical groups have ... read more

New Cholesterol Screening Guideline for Kids Sparks Debate

All children ages 9 to 11 should be screened at least once for high cholesterol, according to new guidelines; although some say this advice may amount to unnecessary testing ... slows the progression ... read more



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