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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.
Women and men share most of the same risk factors for cardiovascular disease, global study finds

Women and men share most of the same risk factors for cardiovascular disease, global study finds

Many preventive medical services cost patients nothing. Will a Texas court decision change that?

Many preventive medical services cost patients nothing. Will a Texas court decision change that?

Annual flu shot may be linked with lower risk of stroke

Annual flu shot may be linked with lower risk of stroke

Pitt researchers describe a pathway by which cells repair damaged lysosomes

Pitt researchers describe a pathway by which cells repair damaged lysosomes

Study establishes link between Piezo1 and intracellular cholesterol levels during neural development

Study establishes link between Piezo1 and intracellular cholesterol levels during neural development

Study helps reveal the molecular secrets of macular degeneration

Study helps reveal the molecular secrets of macular degeneration

Young people likely to have increased cholesterol, high BMI, and reduced physical stamina post Covid

Young people likely to have increased cholesterol, high BMI, and reduced physical stamina post Covid

Antiviral activity of favipiravir against Zika and SARS-CoV-2 in cynomolgus macaques

Antiviral activity of favipiravir against Zika and SARS-CoV-2 in cynomolgus macaques

Depletion of reactive astrocytes regresses glioblastoma

Depletion of reactive astrocytes regresses glioblastoma

Exploring the muscle symptoms associated with statin therapy

Exploring the muscle symptoms associated with statin therapy

Performing moderate or vigorous physical activity may lower the risk of heart failure

Performing moderate or vigorous physical activity may lower the risk of heart failure

Potential cause of racial disparity affecting infants with congenital heart disease discovered

Potential cause of racial disparity affecting infants with congenital heart disease discovered

Review of the risks and benefits of statins in primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in adults

Review of the risks and benefits of statins in primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in adults

People with autoimmune disorder have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease

People with autoimmune disorder have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular screening may lower the risk of death, heart attack and stroke in 65 to 69 year-olds

Cardiovascular screening may lower the risk of death, heart attack and stroke in 65 to 69 year-olds

New advice aims to reduce the cardiac side effects of cancer treatment

New advice aims to reduce the cardiac side effects of cancer treatment

Suboptimal sleep linked with higher risk of heart disease and stroke

Suboptimal sleep linked with higher risk of heart disease and stroke

ACC publishes guidance on the role of nonstatin therapies for lowering LDL-C levels

ACC publishes guidance on the role of nonstatin therapies for lowering LDL-C levels

COVID-19 vaccine not linked to increased risk of stroke

COVID-19 vaccine not linked to increased risk of stroke

Congressman’s wife died after taking herbal remedy marketed for diabetes and weight loss

Congressman’s wife died after taking herbal remedy marketed for diabetes and weight loss