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New Discovery Leads Way For High Cholesterol Treatment

Researchers have found that high cholesterol is due to a predecessor that inhibits inflammatory response genes. This new precursor molecule could provide a new objective for drugs aimed at treating atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a condition characterized by the hardening of the arteries and is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease and death…
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Photographic Cholesterol Test – A New Noninvasive Way To Test Cholesterol

In India, researchers have developed a noninvasive approach to test cholesterol levels in patients who are at a greater risk for heart disease. The total cholesterol test uses a digital camera to take a photo of the back of the patient’s hand. The image is then cropped and compared in a database with images of known cholesterol levels. The approach, developed by N.R…
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