Another example of the countless beneficial functions the "bad" cholesterol has in the human body.
USC scientists discover process that blocks viruses
"...We showed how this occurs,” Jung said. “When a virus tries to enter, the immune system gets stimulated by interferon, which produces almost...
Intake of unsaturated fatty acids and HDL cholesterol levels are associated with
manifestations of atopy in adults.
Schäfer T, Ruhdorfer S, Weigl L, Wessner D, Heinrich J, Döring A, Wichmann HE,
Department of Social Medicine, University Lübeck, Germany.
BACKGROUND: The increase in...
Ray has written about how "anything that lowers cholesterol will increase the risk of cancer". I did some digging on that and it seems that he is right on the money on this one. Here is a study confirming his view:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 113713.htm
"...Low LDL cholesterol in...
For all you progesterone addicts, make sure it doesn't lower your cholesterol too much, as progesterone reduces cholesterol, if these studies are right.
Boots for Achilles: progesterone's reduction of cholesterol is a second-order adaptation.
Progesterone Inhibits Cholesterol...