Cholesterol

Study reveals how pathogens exploit a key cellular process to intoxicate cells

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

What our work shows is how a complex in the center of the cell, the ER-Golgi interaction region, controls plasma membrane cholesterol, which is essential for many cellular...
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Despite recommendations, statin use ‘not ubiquitous' in CKD with ASCVD

Despite recommendations, statin use ‘not ubiquitous' in CKD with ASCVD

3 days ago   |   Healio

Overall statin use among adults with chronic kidney disease is high, yet there have been only modest increases in the use of high‐intensity statins, ezetimibe and PCSK9...
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New Nonstatin Cholesterol Lowering Drugs: How to Use Them

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Dr Skolnik gives a quick summary of guidance on incorporating new agents that provide alternatives to statin monotherapy. Medscape Family Medicine
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Upcoming Webinar on Vitamin K and Recipe for Veggie Mac & Cheese

Upcoming Webinar on Vitamin K and Recipe for Veggie Mac & Cheese

8 days ago   |   Nutrition Facts

My next webinar is on vitamin K. It's been touted for bone, brain, and heart health, but have vitamin K supplements been shown to help? To complicate matters, there are...
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Eating more whole grains and fish may lower all-cause mortality risk in type 2 diabetes

Eating more whole grains and fish may lower all-cause mortality risk in type 2 diabetes

8 days ago   |   Healio   |   5 articles

Eating fish, whole grains and foods that are high in fiber and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk for death from any cause for people with type 2 diabetes...
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How Menopause Affects Cholesterol-And How to Manage It

9 days ago   |   Time

Kelly Officer, 49, eats a vegan diet and shuns most processed foods. So, after a recent routine blood test revealed that she had high cholesterol, “I was shocked and upset,”...
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Healthy people with high cholesterol don't stand to benefit from statins, research says

10 days ago   |   News Medical

About 40 million adults in the United States regularly take statins to lower their cholesterol levels and reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke, according to American...
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PCSK9 Inhibitor Passes Muster for LDL Reduction in Acute Coronary Syndrome

PCSK9 Inhibitor Passes Muster for LDL Reduction in Acute Coronary Syndrome

10 days ago   |   MedPageToday

BOSTON - A PCSK9 inhibitor contributed extra LDL cholesterol lowering as an early add-on to standard high-intensity statins in the acute period of ST-segment elevation MI , the...
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Paper-Filtered Coffee and Cholesterol

Paper-Filtered Coffee and Cholesterol

10 days ago   |   Nutrition Facts

New data suggest even paper-filtered coffee may raise “bad” LDL cholesterol. In my video from more than a decade ago called Is Coffee Bad for You? , I explained that the...
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Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

10 days ago   |   News Medical

Several factors increase the risk of heart attack, such as high blood sugar , obesity, abnormal cholesterol levels, high blood pressure , and smoking.
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