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Are eggs good or bad? New study links eggs to heart...

Eating 300 mg of cholesterol or eggs increase risk of heart disease among American adults, reports a new study Are eggs good or bad ?...

All that butter & turkey for Christmas send cholesterol through the...

Study on Danes shows cholesterol levels rise by up to 20% post Christmas Large quantities of rich Christmas food appear to boost cholesterol levels. Right after...

Poison or superfood? Why coconut oil is creating such a buzz

Harvard professor's claim about coconut oil being "pure poison" has angered many IndiansLast month, claims by Dr Karin Michels, a Harvard professor that coconut...

Elevated LDL cholesterol increases CVD risk in young people

Young and healthy people are at risk of dying early of cardiovascular disease (CVD) if they have elevated LDL cholesterol Young, healthy people may still...

Altering the genome could reduce cholesterol levels

Researchers find inactivation of a protein can reduce cholesterol levels Genome editing has been found to reduce cholesterol levels in rhesus macaques, a species of...

US study finds 60% people in need of statins are not...

India has a high burden of people living with dyslipidemia Less than 40 percent of people with severe elevations in cholesterol are being prescribed appropriate...

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