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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.
UVA researchers overturn conventional wisdom on action of key hormone receptors within cells

UVA researchers overturn conventional wisdom on action of key hormone receptors within cells

People with metabolic syndrome may be at higher risk for second stroke, death

People with metabolic syndrome may be at higher risk for second stroke, death

Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

Machine learning models that include social determinants of health better predict cardiovascular outcomes

Machine learning models that include social determinants of health better predict cardiovascular outcomes

Researchers identify an unexpected effect for already characterized active substances

Researchers identify an unexpected effect for already characterized active substances

'Good cholesterol' protects the liver from inflammation and injury, study shows

'Good cholesterol' protects the liver from inflammation and injury, study shows

Researchers identify immune protein linked to rare neurodegenerative disease

Researchers identify immune protein linked to rare neurodegenerative disease

Patient's case report reveals link between Bell’s palsy and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Patient's case report reveals link between Bell’s palsy and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

New statement highlights the role of primary care professional in caring for people with stroke

New statement highlights the role of primary care professional in caring for people with stroke

COVID-19 researchers review 184 drug repurposing candidates

COVID-19 researchers review 184 drug repurposing candidates

Is niclosamide a potential SARS-CoV-2 antiviral inhibitor?

Is niclosamide a potential SARS-CoV-2 antiviral inhibitor?

Whole grain consumption may reduce risk factors of heart disease as we age

Whole grain consumption may reduce risk factors of heart disease as we age

Mice study identifies pathways that link high-fat diet to atherosclerosis

Mice study identifies pathways that link high-fat diet to atherosclerosis

Strawberries could improve cardiometabolic risk factors in at-risk adults

Strawberries could improve cardiometabolic risk factors in at-risk adults

Discovery of blood biomarker opens new perspectives for dietary prevention of AMD-related risks

Discovery of blood biomarker opens new perspectives for dietary prevention of AMD-related risks

Study shows effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the health of women aged 50 to 70 years

Study shows effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the health of women aged 50 to 70 years

Lowering iron content in fat cells prevented mice from gaining excess weight

Lowering iron content in fat cells prevented mice from gaining excess weight

Could microalgae-derived antiviral compounds combat SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses?

Could microalgae-derived antiviral compounds combat SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses?

Study: Low Omega-3 Index is just as powerful in predicting early death as smoking

Study: Low Omega-3 Index is just as powerful in predicting early death as smoking

Overexpression of PGC1 in vascular smooth muscle cells ameliorates atherosclerosis

Overexpression of PGC1 in vascular smooth muscle cells ameliorates atherosclerosis