Lowering blood cholesterol levels could enhance success of T-cell cancer immunotherapy
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  August 15, 2018  
  Cholesterol  
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 Lowering blood cholesterol levels could enhance success of T-cell cancer immunotherapyLowering blood cholesterol levels could enhance success of T-cell cancer immunotherapy
 
Cleveland Clinic researchers have demonstrated for the first time that lowering blood cholesterol levels could enhance the success of a specific type of T-cell immunotherapy in fighting cancer.
 
   Study shows fatty fish and camelina oil boost HDL and IDL cholesterolStudy shows fatty fish and camelina oil boost HDL and IDL cholesterol
 
Eating fatty fish increases the size and lipid composition of HDL particles in people with impaired glucose metabolism, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. These changes in the size and lipid composition of HDL particles make them beneficial for cardiovascular health.
 
   Protective qualities of 'good cholesterol' reduce after menopauseProtective qualities of 'good cholesterol' reduce after menopause
 
Levels of high density lipoprotein (HDL) may not accurately represent cardiovascular risk in older women, according to a new study.
 
 Study: Postmenopausal factors may impact heart-protective qualities of 'good cholesterol'
 
Study: Postmenopausal factors may impact heart-protective qualities of 'good cholesterol'Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins - also known as 'good cholesterol' - according to a study led by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
 
 
 UTA investigators examine link between ovarian hormones and blood cholesterol balance
 
UTA investigators examine link between ovarian hormones and blood cholesterol balanceResearchers at The University of Texas at Arlington are investigating the link between ovarian hormones and the blood cholesterol balance in the body, itself a key determinant of cardiovascular health or disease.
 
 
 People with high LDL cholesterol levels likely to get greater benefits from statins
 
People with high LDL cholesterol levels likely to get greater benefits from statinsCholesterol-lowering drugs are more likely to save thousands of additional lives when used in people with higher levels of LDL cholesterol, or "bad" cholesterol, according to a new study from the University of Iowa, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
 
 
 Research shows link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower cholesterol in children
 
Research shows link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower cholesterol in childrenThere is a link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels in primary school children, new research from the University of Eastern Finland shows.
 
 
 Plant-based dietary pattern lowers cholesterol and improves blood pressure
 
Plant-based dietary pattern lowers cholesterol and improves blood pressureA new meta-analysis published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases finds that a diet that includes plant protein, fiber, nuts, and plant sterols lowers cholesterol, improves blood pressure, and improves other markers for cardiovascular disease risk.