Daily consumption of walnuts reduces 'bad' cholesterol and improves the quality of low-density lipoprotein (LDL)

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

The Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS is carrying out a trial to explore the effects of a diet enriched with walnuts for two years on healthy ageing in individuals over 63 years of age. It shows a reduction in...

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Researchers in IMIM show that cholesterol is fundamental for signal transmission in the human brain

by IMIM - Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques

Researchers from the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) have discovered a novel mechanism through which the serotonin receptor interacts with cell membranes in the human brain. This fi...

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Not all 'good'cholesterol is healthy

by IMIM - Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques

The work shows that people with large HDL particles have an increased risk of myocardial infarction, while only small HDL particles are actually associated with decreased risk.

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Cholesterol-carrying lipoproteins promote the development of cancers related to the endocrine system

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Researchers from CIBERBBN, CIBERDEM, Sant Pau Research Institute- IIB Sant Pau review the role of cholesterol-carrying lipoproteins (LDL and HDL) as important factors in the development of tumours of ...

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Oxidation of lipoproteins carrying ‘good’ cholesterol, a possible biomarker of abdominal aortic aneurysm

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Researchers from CIBERDEM and CIBERCV have identified the mechanisms by which HDL lipoproteins, responsible for transporting good cholesterol and preventing the accumulation of cholesterol in the arte...

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Un exceso de colesterol en los ovocitos causa infertilidad en ratonas

by Agencia Sinc

“Entender mejor la infertilidad humana es clave a la hora de desarrollar nuevos tratamientos”, afirman los investigadores

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El colesterol cerebral es una pieza clave en el aprendizaje y la memoria la memori

by CSIC - Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

Una característica del envejecimiento en el ser humano es la disminución de la capacidad cognitiva. El hipocampo, una estructura cerebral fundamental en la formación de la memoria y los procesos de...

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