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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 with non-O type blood who smoke, take oral contraceptives more likely to have a stroke

Women with non-O type blood who smoke, take oral contraceptives more likely to have a stroke

High obesity rates in Southern states magnify Covid threat

High obesity rates in Southern states magnify Covid threat

Mobile stroke units report financial difficulties due to limited reimbursement from insurers

Mobile stroke units report financial difficulties due to limited reimbursement from insurers

Triglyceride-lowering medication may lower stroke risk in people with heart disease

Triglyceride-lowering medication may lower stroke risk in people with heart disease

Interaction between LDL cholesterol and PRS can predict risk of heart attack

Interaction between LDL cholesterol and PRS can predict risk of heart attack

Study finds high rate of cardiovascular risk factors among U.S. Hispanic/Latino population

Study finds high rate of cardiovascular risk factors among U.S. Hispanic/Latino population

Evonik partners with BioNTech to manufacture lipids for COVID-19 vaccine

Evonik partners with BioNTech to manufacture lipids for COVID-19 vaccine

Unique nanoparticles can package and deliver gene-editing machinery to the liver

Unique nanoparticles can package and deliver gene-editing machinery to the liver

Study: Inaccurate information is a barrier to good health care, education

Study: Inaccurate information is a barrier to good health care, education

A new hub established for development of oligonucleotide drugs

A new hub established for development of oligonucleotide drugs

FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for transvaginal hysterectomy

FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for transvaginal hysterectomy

Study demonstrates the novel agonistic effect of curcumin on lipid transcription

Study demonstrates the novel agonistic effect of curcumin on lipid transcription

Statin use associated with reduction in mortality of patients with severe COVID-19

Statin use associated with reduction in mortality of patients with severe COVID-19

Scientists investigate mechanisms by which hypertension leads to atherosclerosis

Scientists investigate mechanisms by which hypertension leads to atherosclerosis

Researchers identify a new mechanism underlying atherosclerosis

Researchers identify a new mechanism underlying atherosclerosis

Study provides new insight into the genetics of coronary artery disease

Study provides new insight into the genetics of coronary artery disease

Excess coffee is not good for cardiovascular health, shows study

Excess coffee is not good for cardiovascular health, shows study

Less salt content in Parmigiano Reggiano cheese may not affect its distinctive flavor

Less salt content in Parmigiano Reggiano cheese may not affect its distinctive flavor

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

Study offers new insights into "Niemann-Pick type C disease"

Study offers new insights into "Niemann-Pick type C disease"