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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.
New therapeutic approach offers hope to treat obesity and related metabolic disorders

New therapeutic approach offers hope to treat obesity and related metabolic disorders

Immunogenicity to BNT162b2 booster in adults who had previously received inactivated COVID-19 vaccination

Immunogenicity to BNT162b2 booster in adults who had previously received inactivated COVID-19 vaccination

Highly anxious men may be at greater risk for developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes

Highly anxious men may be at greater risk for developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes

Scientists develop new drug delivery system for treating genetic diseases

Scientists develop new drug delivery system for treating genetic diseases

Investigational cancer drug mimics the metabolic and therapeutic effects of fasting, mice study shows

Investigational cancer drug mimics the metabolic and therapeutic effects of fasting, mice study shows

Arterial stiffness in adolescence may be a causal risk factor for insulin resistance and dyslipidemia

Arterial stiffness in adolescence may be a causal risk factor for insulin resistance and dyslipidemia

Feeling low in social status linked to worse health outcomes for new mothers

Feeling low in social status linked to worse health outcomes for new mothers

Virus-like particles as delivery vehicles for gene-editing

Virus-like particles as delivery vehicles for gene-editing

Macrophages in the arteries can "sniff" out their surroundings and cause inflammation

Macrophages in the arteries can "sniff" out their surroundings and cause inflammation

Study finds a subset of vascular macrophages to be powerful ally in the fight against atherosclerosis

Study finds a subset of vascular macrophages to be powerful ally in the fight against atherosclerosis

Adding a tomato concentrate to the diet can reduce intestinal inflammation related to HIV

Adding a tomato concentrate to the diet can reduce intestinal inflammation related to HIV

Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

More is better than less when it comes to physical activity and cardiovascular disease

More is better than less when it comes to physical activity and cardiovascular disease

FAU researchers urge to prescribe aspirin based on benefit-to-risk not age

FAU researchers urge to prescribe aspirin based on benefit-to-risk not age

Erectile dysfunction medication found to intensify abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice

Erectile dysfunction medication found to intensify abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice

Basic health beliefs and demographics associated with risk factors for cardiovascular disease

Basic health beliefs and demographics associated with risk factors for cardiovascular disease

Computational tools reveal how blood enzyme works at the atomic level

Computational tools reveal how blood enzyme works at the atomic level

Researchers identify a biomarker in platelets that tracks the extent of depression

Researchers identify a biomarker in platelets that tracks the extent of depression

New study shows how cells eat the things around them

New study shows how cells eat the things around them

Structural blueprint of nanoparticles developed to target neutrophils responsible for acute lung inflammation

Structural blueprint of nanoparticles developed to target neutrophils responsible for acute lung inflammation