Medical research

Elevated cholesterol found in GenX Exposure Study participants

In a new paper detailing findings from North Carolina State University's GenX Exposure Study, researchers found that elevated levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were associated with higher total cholesterol ...

Cardiology

Study highlights lifelong benefits of statin therapy

Stopping statin treatment early could substantially reduce lifetime protection against heart disease since a large share of the benefit occurs later in life. That's the finding of a modeling study presented at ESC Congress ...

Health

An apple a day on doctors' orders keeps ill health away

Fresh fruit and vegetables prescribed by doctors could be an effective way to improve the health of Australians with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published today in the Journal of Nutrition.

Oncology & Cancer

A common mechanism for cancer metastasis and atherosclerosis

A key molecule for cancer metastasis has been identified as a molecule already known for its involvement in cardiovascular disease, suggesting a possible treatment approach for both diseases simultaneously.

Health

Not all dietary fibers are equal

The health benefits of dietary fiber vary across individuals and may depend on the specific type of fiber and the dose consumed, researchers report April 28th in the journal Cell Host & Microbe.

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