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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 findings support benefits of bariatric surgery in severely obese adolescents

New findings support benefits of bariatric surgery in severely obese adolescents

Thromboembolism in COVID-19 patients associated with higher risk of mortality

Thromboembolism in COVID-19 patients associated with higher risk of mortality

'Green Med’ diet may reduce the risk of severe health implications

'Green Med’ diet may reduce the risk of severe health implications

Pomegranate peel extract shows potential as inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Pomegranate peel extract shows potential as inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 virus

New digital platform may improve consumers’ understanding of health claims made on food packaging

New digital platform may improve consumers’ understanding of health claims made on food packaging

New data highlights the gaps in care for children with familial hypercholesterolemia

New data highlights the gaps in care for children with familial hypercholesterolemia

Algorithm-driven program improves cholesterol, blood pressure levels

Algorithm-driven program improves cholesterol, blood pressure levels

New program can remotely improve cardiovascular health for broad population of patients

New program can remotely improve cardiovascular health for broad population of patients

Combination of polypill and aspirin can reduce cardiovascular events by up to 40%

Combination of polypill and aspirin can reduce cardiovascular events by up to 40%

Cardiovascular risk factor control is vital for adults with Type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular risk factor control is vital for adults with Type 2 diabetes

Antifungal agent Itraconazole inhibits SARS CoV-2 in vitro

Antifungal agent Itraconazole inhibits SARS CoV-2 in vitro

Metabolic biomarkers could predict COVID-19 severity

Metabolic biomarkers could predict COVID-19 severity

STRENGTH trial: Fish oil-based medication did not decrease risk of cardiac events

STRENGTH trial: Fish oil-based medication did not decrease risk of cardiac events

Omega-3 fatty acids did not reduce risk of cardiac events in elderly heart attack survivors

Omega-3 fatty acids did not reduce risk of cardiac events in elderly heart attack survivors

Individuals with high BMI and LDL cholesterol are at increased risk of COVID-19

Individuals with high BMI and LDL cholesterol are at increased risk of COVID-19

New drug reduces LDL cholesterol in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia

New drug reduces LDL cholesterol in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia

Tomocube’s HT-2 microscope quantifies therapeutic effects of targeted nanodrugs against atherosclerosis

Tomocube’s HT-2 microscope quantifies therapeutic effects of targeted nanodrugs against atherosclerosis

People taking placebo pills and statins experienced similar side effects, shows study

People taking placebo pills and statins experienced similar side effects, shows study

New screening strategy can help identify individuals with higher probability of developing heart disease

New screening strategy can help identify individuals with higher probability of developing heart disease

Polypill plus aspirin and polypill alone reduced cardiovascular disease risk

Polypill plus aspirin and polypill alone reduced cardiovascular disease risk