All articles related to "cholesterol":

Related Topics

Detail-oriented, with an eye on the big picture

Allison Andraski, PhD ’19, bridges her passion for research with her interest in health by studying the little-understood world of HDL, or “good” cholesterol. May 22, 2019 – In her senior year at UC Santa Barbara, Allison Andraski…

Sludge used as fertilizer could be toxic; ban sought

Public health experts say that Maine should ban the use of municipal sludge as fertilizer after dangerous levels of toxic chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFASs, were found at a farm near Portland where the sludge…

Eggs and heart health explored

Nutritionists disagree about the effect of eggs on heart health. Now a new study has found that the more eggs a person eats, the greater the risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. The same was true for…

Molecular Guardians

Gökhan Hotamisligil is on a mission to help us survive our affluence and its attendant cardiometabolic diseases. His prolific laboratory at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Sabri Ülker Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and Metabolic…

Social scientist

Allyson Morton, PhD ’18, studied the intricacies of cholesterol as a bench scientist, but as a ‘people person’ she also embraced opportunities to work with others at the School outside of the lab.

Large chain restaurants remove higher-calorie menu items

Some large chain restaurants have changed their menus in recent years to include healthier, lower calorie options, but until now, researchers had not examined the calorie content of the removed menu items. A new study from Harvard T.H.…