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News tag: HDL


Eggs help weight loss, may improve HDL level

4 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 2 comments
Eggs are an excellent source of protein, but concerns regarding the high level of cholesterol has put them on the list of foods to eat in moderation. A recent study looked at 140 overweight people that were divided into 2 groups. Group 1, considered the low-egg group, ate less than…


A mimic for good cholesterol promises effective against atherosclerosis

17 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A new drug candidate mimics body’s “good” cholesterol and promises to lower cholesterol levels in blood and remove artery-clogging plaques when administered to mice, new study finds. The compound can be administered orally, rather than an injection, its effectiveness intact. In humans, this drug could be used to combat atherosclerosis,…