Research reveals how a small molecule helps remove excess cholesterol
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  December 14, 2018  
  Cholesterol  
  The latest cholesterol news from News Medical  
 Research reveals how a small molecule helps remove excess cholesterolResearch reveals how a small molecule helps remove excess cholesterol
 
Scientists have determined the structure of the activated form of an enzyme that helps to return excess cholesterol to the liver, a study in eLife reports.
 
   Classifying Lipoproteins: Types and MethodologiesClassifying Lipoproteins: Types and Methodologies
 
Lipoproteins can be classified based on their density, electrophoretic mobility, and nature of apoprotein content.
 
   Statins associated with low risk of side effectsStatins associated with low risk of side effects
 
The cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have demonstrated substantial benefits in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes caused by blood clots (ischemic strokes) in at-risk patients.
 
 One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study finds
 
One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study findsAnalyzing data from more than 2,400 obese patients who underwent bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers identified at least four different patient subgroups that diverge significantly in eating behaviors and rate of diabetes, as well as weight loss in three years after surgery.
 
 
 Hazelnuts improve micronutrient levels in older adults
 
Hazelnuts improve micronutrient levels in older adultsOlder adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients, new research at Oregon State University indicates.
 
 
 Diet enriched with cottonseed oil improves cholesterol profiles
 
Diet enriched with cottonseed oil improves cholesterol profilesResearchers at the University of Georgia have found that a high-fat diet enriched with cottonseed oil drastically improved cholesterol profiles in young adult men.
 
 
 The 5:2 Diet Health Benefits
 
The 5:2 Diet Health BenefitsAlthough the long-term effects of intermittent fasting diets is not fully understood, studies show that they could be a potential strategy for fighting the obesity epidemic in the future. The key objectives of fasting diets are promoting weight loss, preventing weight gain, and preventing regain of weight.