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‘Good’ Cholesterol Is Turned ‘Bad’ By A Sugar Substance

A new study from scientists at the University of Warwick shows that ‘good’ cholesterol is turned ‘bad’ by a sugar-derived substance.

The substance, methylglyoxal – MG, was found to damage ‘good’ HDL cholesterol, which removes excess levels of bad cholesterol from the body. 15 more words







Beslenme alışkanlıklarımız yani ne yiyip ne içtiğimiz ile damarlarımızdaki kolesterol arasında yakın bir ilişki vardır.


Temel olarak iki türlü kolesterol vardır. Çok özetle: 327 more words


Meaningful Mondays: Keen-wah hoo????

No. It’s not the newest Dr. Seuss book or character.
Have you heard of it?
It’s the newest food craze to hit the grocery store aisles! 568 more words


Confused about statins?

You’re not alone.

Do they offer any real benefit?
Am I going to suffer nasty side effects?
Do I really need to take a pill? 177 more words

Early Hint At Cardiovascular Outcomes With Sanofi's and Regeneron's Rapidly Advancing Cholesterol Drug

Amid a slew of new data demonstrating yet again that PCSK9 inhibitors lower LDL cholesterol– drastically and in a wide variety of different patient populations– data from one trial offers the first suggestion that the drugs may in fact improve cardiovascular outcomes. 74 more words

Policy & Ethics

Peter on cholesterol....pt 2

Following on from last week…. and trying to summarise Peter Attia’s cholesterol talk at AHS12 to illustrate why the cholesterol reading you get from Medlab doesn’t give you a good indication of your risk of atherosclerosis and subsequent heart disease. 1,351 more words

The Metabolic Syndrome in Children: What Might That Be?

Majid Ali, M.D.


Nearly one-half of American children are overweight. One-third of obese American children suffer from the metabolic syndrome with insulin resistance, increased levels of proinflammatory molecules (C-reacting protein), biomarkers of obesity (decreased levels of adiponectin), and biochemical indicators of significantly increased risk of cardiovascular and other degenerator problems.3 Where is this epidemic coming from? 470 more words

Majid Ali MD