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Latest Cholesterol Depletion Stories

2012-01-20 08:00:25

Cholesterol lowering statins seem to be effective against breast cancer in some patients. Research shows that a mutation in a single gene may be a way for researchers to identify tumors that are likely to respond to statin therapy.

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2010-11-30 14:23:41

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have discovered that diabetes is able to affect how much cholesterol the brain is able to produce.

2010-10-18 16:32:57

A systematic review of the medical literature supports the hypothesis that statins, cholesterol‐lowering drugs used to prevent cardiac problems, are associated with reduced risk of colon and rectal cancers.

2009-08-21 08:26:09

Cholesterol can affect the flow of the electrical currents that generate the heart beat, according to a study from two UBC cardiovascular researchers funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon.

2009-02-24 18:36:11

Cholesterol-reducing drugs known as statins may lessen brain function, an Iowa State University scientist suggests.


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