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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.
Scientists investigate mechanisms by which hypertension leads to atherosclerosis

Scientists investigate mechanisms by which hypertension leads to atherosclerosis

Researchers identify a new mechanism underlying atherosclerosis

Researchers identify a new mechanism underlying atherosclerosis

Study provides new insight into the genetics of coronary artery disease

Study provides new insight into the genetics of coronary artery disease

Excess coffee is not good for cardiovascular health, shows study

Excess coffee is not good for cardiovascular health, shows study

Less salt content in Parmigiano Reggiano cheese may not affect its distinctive flavor

Less salt content in Parmigiano Reggiano cheese may not affect its distinctive flavor

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

Study offers new insights into "Niemann-Pick type C disease"

Study offers new insights into "Niemann-Pick type C disease"

Microfluidic chip and AI-powered automated microscope help measure hemoglobin levels

Microfluidic chip and AI-powered automated microscope help measure hemoglobin levels

After billions of dollars and dozens of wartime declarations, why are vaccines still in short supply?

After billions of dollars and dozens of wartime declarations, why are vaccines still in short supply?

Molecular modeling helps identify the binding site of antidepressantss

Molecular modeling helps identify the binding site of antidepressantss

Study provides new insight into the effects of antidepressant drugs

Study provides new insight into the effects of antidepressant drugs

Nasal antiviral blocks SARS-CoV-2 transmission in ferrets

Nasal antiviral blocks SARS-CoV-2 transmission in ferrets

Combining lipid-lowering drugs and lifestyle interventions may yield greatest heart-protecting benefits

Combining lipid-lowering drugs and lifestyle interventions may yield greatest heart-protecting benefits

Maternal cardiovascular health in pregnancy associated with child's heart health in adolescence

Maternal cardiovascular health in pregnancy associated with child's heart health in adolescence

Drinking, smoking, and drug use may increase risk of premature heart disease in young people

Drinking, smoking, and drug use may increase risk of premature heart disease in young people

UTEP professor's discovery could lead to a way to inhibit overeating

UTEP professor's discovery could lead to a way to inhibit overeating

Controlling cardiovascular disease risk factors early in life may protect against later dementia

Controlling cardiovascular disease risk factors early in life may protect against later dementia

Study finds link between brain metabolism, cardiovascular risk, and atherosclerosis

Study finds link between brain metabolism, cardiovascular risk, and atherosclerosis

Active lifestyle associated with lower risk of death from a heart attack

Active lifestyle associated with lower risk of death from a heart attack

Health education program reduces risk of cardiovascular disease

Health education program reduces risk of cardiovascular disease