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Researchers at Houston Methodist demonstrated another link between high cholesterol and female infertility in sterile mice by lowering high levels of circulating cholesterol with a bacterial protein.
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By lowering high levels of circulating cholesterol with a bacterial protein, researchers at Houston Methodist demonstrated another link between high cholesterol and female infertility in sterile mice. One in five American women of reproductive age still cannot conceive after trying for a yea
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According to a new study by Columbia University researchers, cholesterol-lowering medicines known as statins have the potential to minimise heart disease in persons with obstructive sleep apnea regardless of whether they use CPAP equipment at night.
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Texas A&M's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers discovered that cholesterol significantly boosts the toxicity of a peptide linked to the advancement of Alzheimer's disease.
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Researchers at Texas A&M's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences discovered that cholesterol significantly boosts the toxicity of a peptide linked to the advancement of Alzheimer's disease.
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When the artery that supplies the stomach and liver bulges and ruptures, 50 percent of patients die before they reach the hospital. This "silent killer," known as abdominal aortic aneurysm, killed Albert Einstein and is responsible for nearly 5,000 deaths in the United States each year. Rese
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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 25 (ANI/PRNewswire): A 34-year-old Suma (name changed), diagnosed with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) since 2014 was referred to Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road, Bengaluru. HoFH is a condition where two abnormal genes one from each p
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Researchers at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that a single mechanism may underlie the damaging effect of cholesterol on the brain and on blood vessels.
A new analysis has uncovered a potential link between higher prostate cancer risk and genetic variants associated with higher bloodstream levels of the cholesterol-transporting molecule lipoprotein A. Anna Ioannidou of Imperial College London, U.K., and colleagues present these findings in t
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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): In the field of Cardiac science, a relatively new but safe and successful non-surgical technique (TAVI/TAVR) is advocated, giving new hope for life to patients with specific heart-valve-related conditions. Patients who have Aortic
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Sudden cardiac arrest causes one in five deaths in industrialised countries.2 Most sudden cardiac arrests occur in the community in people not known to be at risk. A cardiac arrhythmia, called ventricular fibrillation, causes the heart to stop pumping and blood flow to cease. If blood flow i
According to new research published in Hypertension, a journal of the American Heart Association, high levels of lipoprotein(a), a type of "bad" cholesterol, may be linked to an 18-20 per cent increased risk of cardiovascular disease among those who have hypertension. However, CVD risk was n