Cholesterol - Predicting the Risk of CVD
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 Researchers discover new gene involved in regulating the body's cholesterolResearchers discover new gene involved in regulating the body's cholesterol
 
Precision medicine has the potential to tailor treatments to a patient's unique genetic sequence. But achieving this precision -- or developing new drugs -- requires knowing which genes are involved in disease.
 
   Predicting the Risk of CVDPredicting the Risk of CVD
 
Cardiovascular disease is the most prevalent cause of death worldwide, affecting approximately 17.9 million people in 2016, but what are the risks? A new model featuring seven measures of cardiovascular health was proposed, including a combination of health factors and behaviors.
 
   Mediterranean diet best for lowering LDL cholesterolMediterranean diet best for lowering LDL cholesterol
 
A new study published in The BMJ in April 2020 suggests that almost any remedial diet can result in a certain amount of weight loss and a better cardiovascular risk profile over the next six months, compared with the usual diet. However, at the 12-month mark, the dieter has mostly gained back the weight, while most cardiovascular risk factors are back at their original levels.
 
 Study shows dairy products are linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure
 
Study shows dairy products are linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressureResearchers have found in a large study that having at least two servings of dairy products can lower the risk of getting diabetes and high blood pressure as well as metabolic syndrome.
 
 
 The Health Benefits of Eggs
 
The Health Benefits of EggsThere have been countless debates regarding the health impact of regular egg consumption. This article looks further into the health benefits of eggs.
 
 
 Study uncovers how the body synthesizes triglycerides
 
Study uncovers how the body synthesizes triglyceridesDoctors regularly warn their patients that having high levels of triglycerides, a major dietary fat, can increase the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity and fatty liver disease.
 
 
 Does cholesterol play a role in COVID-19?
 
Does cholesterol play a role in COVID-19?A new study published on the preprint server bioRxiv in May 2020 suggests that the strikingly increased mortality in COVID-19 patients who are either old or also have high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease is due to high tissue cholesterol levels.