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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.
Study reveals how pathogens exploit a key cellular process to intoxicate cells

Study reveals how pathogens exploit a key cellular process to intoxicate cells

Bile acids play an important role in regulating gut microbiome

Bile acids play an important role in regulating gut microbiome

Leducq Foundation awards $15 million to advance the understanding of atherosclerosis

Leducq Foundation awards $15 million to advance the understanding of atherosclerosis

Prevention of cardiovascular disease is important in cancer patients

Prevention of cardiovascular disease is important in cancer patients

Studies explore how differences in skin composition may lead to dermatological conditions

Studies explore how differences in skin composition may lead to dermatological conditions

Cardiovascular disease risk factors are largely the same for women and men, study shows

Cardiovascular disease risk factors are largely the same for women and men, study shows

Better physical fitness reduces frailty risk in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Better physical fitness reduces frailty risk in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Genome-based microbiome signature associated with the severity and prognosis of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients

Genome-based microbiome signature associated with the severity and prognosis of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients

Healthy people with high cholesterol don't stand to benefit from statins, research says

Healthy people with high cholesterol don't stand to benefit from statins, research says

Cutting protein intake can help control obesity, diabetes and hypertension

Cutting protein intake can help control obesity, diabetes and hypertension

Researchers provide critical insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying lysophagy

Researchers provide critical insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying lysophagy

Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

Dietary phosphorus intake correlated with health and physiology

Dietary phosphorus intake correlated with health and physiology

Walnut consumption early on in life may lead to better health as we age

Walnut consumption early on in life may lead to better health as we age

Risk of dementia reduced 50% by walking 9,800 steps a day

Risk of dementia reduced 50% by walking 9,800 steps a day

Researchers join forces to 'map' specific variations in more than 25 key cardiac disease genes

Researchers join forces to 'map' specific variations in more than 25 key cardiac disease genes

Is there a right time for eating?

Is there a right time for eating?

A widening gap found in diabetes-related mortality between urban and rural areas in the USA

A widening gap found in diabetes-related mortality between urban and rural areas in the USA

Semaglutide appears to be an effective medication for treating obesity, study says

Semaglutide appears to be an effective medication for treating obesity, study says

Scientists reverse the effects of lysosomal storage disorders in patient cells and mice

Scientists reverse the effects of lysosomal storage disorders in patient cells and mice