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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 finds link between high-density lipoprotein and COVID-19

Study finds link between high-density lipoprotein and COVID-19

Skipping breakfast at home associated with increased odds of psychosocial problems in kids, teens

Skipping breakfast at home associated with increased odds of psychosocial problems in kids, teens

Simple technique could be a powerful solution for disposing ‘forever chemicals’

Simple technique could be a powerful solution for disposing ‘forever chemicals’

Key gene sheds light on how people develop tolerance to pain-relievers over time

Key gene sheds light on how people develop tolerance to pain-relievers over time

Eating grapes may reduce the risk of fatty liver disease

Eating grapes may reduce the risk of fatty liver disease

Study identifies the link between a gene variant and protection against coronary atherosclerosis

Study identifies the link between a gene variant and protection against coronary atherosclerosis

WVU researcher explores how sedentary behavior and pregnancy may raise a woman’s cardiovascular disease risk

WVU researcher explores how sedentary behavior and pregnancy may raise a woman’s cardiovascular disease risk

Neither cholesterol nor statins can explain an increased risk of developing dementia

Neither cholesterol nor statins can explain an increased risk of developing dementia

Older heart muscle cells accumulate new genetic mutations -; while losing the ability to repair them

Older heart muscle cells accumulate new genetic mutations -; while losing the ability to repair them

EPA action boosts grassroots momentum to reduce toxic ‘forever chemicals’

EPA action boosts grassroots momentum to reduce toxic ‘forever chemicals’

Every little bit helps: Light walking breaks can reduce the harmful effects of prolonged sitting

Every little bit helps: Light walking breaks can reduce the harmful effects of prolonged sitting

Sauna together with exercise is a viable preemptive combination for lowering cardiovascular disease risk

Sauna together with exercise is a viable preemptive combination for lowering cardiovascular disease risk

New method can modify an entire substance class of medically relevant natural products

New method can modify an entire substance class of medically relevant natural products

Study shows how microglia contribute to slowdown of neuron activity linked with Alzheimer’s

Study shows how microglia contribute to slowdown of neuron activity linked with Alzheimer’s

Mice study reveals hepatic consequences of exposure to endocrine disrupting chemical mixtures

Mice study reveals hepatic consequences of exposure to endocrine disrupting chemical mixtures

Study: Genes involved in coronary heart disease may be nearly the same for everyone

Study: Genes involved in coronary heart disease may be nearly the same for everyone

UVA researchers receive $15 million from LeDucq Foundation to advance understanding of atherosclerosis

UVA researchers receive $15 million from LeDucq Foundation to advance understanding of atherosclerosis

Gout flares associated with subsequent cardiovascular events

Gout flares associated with subsequent cardiovascular events

UIC researchers receive $3.3 million to study telehealth behavioral interventions

UIC researchers receive $3.3 million to study telehealth behavioral interventions

Gut microbe response to digestion may help explain cardiovascular disease risk related with red meat intake

Gut microbe response to digestion may help explain cardiovascular disease risk related with red meat intake