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Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance made in the liver, and found in the blood and in all cells of the body. Cholesterol is important for good health and is needed for making cell walls, tissues, hormones, vitamin D, and bile acid.
Mediterranean diet best for lowering LDL cholesterol

Mediterranean diet best for lowering LDL cholesterol

Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

CVD risk among people with HIV varies by geography, income

CVD risk among people with HIV varies by geography, income

Evinacumab drug reduces cholesterol levels in patients with rare cholesterol disorder

Evinacumab drug reduces cholesterol levels in patients with rare cholesterol disorder

Monoclonal antibody reduces LDL cholesterol in adult patients with HoFH

Monoclonal antibody reduces LDL cholesterol in adult patients with HoFH

Trials find invasive surgery is no better than medication at reducing heart attack risk

Trials find invasive surgery is no better than medication at reducing heart attack risk

Highly purified fish oil therapy could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events

Highly purified fish oil therapy could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events

Quality of diet among young Americans remains poor

Quality of diet among young Americans remains poor

How to slow down age-related changes?

How to slow down age-related changes?

Diet affects sperm and the health of offspring

Diet affects sperm and the health of offspring

Researchers uncover molecular events underlying paternal diet-induced metabolic disorders in children

Researchers uncover molecular events underlying paternal diet-induced metabolic disorders in children

Hypertension-related deaths increase in the U.S across all age groups

Hypertension-related deaths increase in the U.S across all age groups

Statins may protect against heart damage caused by breast cancer therapies

Statins may protect against heart damage caused by breast cancer therapies

More protein intake could cut the risk of developing atrial fibrillation in women

More protein intake could cut the risk of developing atrial fibrillation in women

Female veterans with PTSD more likely to suffer from ischemic heart disease

Female veterans with PTSD more likely to suffer from ischemic heart disease

Antioxidant treatment in acute ischemic stroke could delay onset of clinically overt dementia

Antioxidant treatment in acute ischemic stroke could delay onset of clinically overt dementia

Eating fish 1-3 times a week in pregnancy beneficial for the child

Eating fish 1-3 times a week in pregnancy beneficial for the child

Fish consumption during pregnancy associated with improved metabolic health of children

Fish consumption during pregnancy associated with improved metabolic health of children

Tooth-enamel protein discovered in the eyes of people with dry AMD

Tooth-enamel protein discovered in the eyes of people with dry AMD

Fruit flies provide insight on ACOX1-related neurodegenerative disorders

Fruit flies provide insight on ACOX1-related neurodegenerative disorders