Cholesterol drives Alzheimer’s plaque formation

In a new study from the University of Virginia, researchers found cholesterol manufactured in the brain appears to play a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. They found that cholesterol produced by cells called astrocytes is required for controlling the production of amyloid beta, a sticky protein that builds up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s.
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Cashews Nutritional Value and Health Benefits

Cashews are amazingly versatile. They can be used to make baked goods, skincare products, protein shakes, and more. Not only do they taste really good, but they support proper body functioning through numerous health benefits listed below. They are also beneficial for weight loss as they help lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels. The health benefits of cashews are numerous and well documented.
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An Invaluable Source for Healthy Living Nature’s Key Elixir for a Nutritious Lifestyle

The Mediterranean diet has recently made its way into the limelight not only for its ingredients, but also for the proven vitality it offers to its followers. After many surveys and demographical research, it was found that people who follow the Mediterranean-type diet – especially the elderly – were more likely to live longer than those who don’t. In fact, a recent Italian study of 12,000 people found that seniors who followed the Mediterranean diet lived longer than those following other diets.

Ozarks Healthcare to offer Low-Cost Laboratory Screenings on Sept. 21 and Dec. 14

WEST PLAINS, MO – Ozarks Healthcare Laboratory Services will conduct low-cost lab health screenings at several of its locations through the remainder of 2021. Community members are encouraged to get to know their numbers for blood sugar, cholesterol, thyroid, calcium, and more. Getting these numbers checked regularly and knowing what they mean is a great first step towards better health.

Does Cholesterol Help Promote Alzheimer’s Disease?

Friday, September 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) cholesterol What is made in the brain can spur the development of Alzheimer’s disease Illness, new research suggests. cholesterol It is required to control the production of amyloid beta produced by cells called astrocytes. Amyloid beta is a sticky protein that accumulates in the brain and in amyloid plaque. Alzheimer’s disease..

Here are the dangerous side effects of eating frozen foods

Many people overlook the health damage that eating frozen prepared foods can cause, especially if they are eaten on a daily basis. Doctors say that it traps fluids in the body, as a result of the salt added to it in large quantities, to keep it from being damaged. Starch is also added to it to maintain its taste and keep it fresh, which increases the chances of developing diabetes, because it is derived from glucose, which is converted in the body to sugar before it is digested.

She Went To The Doctor With Stomach Pain, But When He Saw 12,000 Of These In Her He Screamed

A woman from Kolkota, India, named Minati Mondal had suffered from stomach pain and acid reflux for 45 days at the age of 48. When she consulted her doctor, she found out that she had gallstones. When the doctors performed the surgery to remove the gallstones, they were shocked because they found 12,000 stones in her gallbladder which is probably the new world record. The samples are kept in London.

Statins can lower cholesterol – but a study has found another surprising health benefit

New research at Stanford University discovered that statins could reduce symptoms of ulcerative colitis with data proving that the pill left patients half as likely to need surgery. Ulcerative colitis occurs when the colon and rectum become inflamed and have ulcers. The main symptoms of ulcerative colitis are:. Recurring diarrhoea,...

Five Reasons To Eat An Apple A Day

O’FALLON – Is there any truth to the expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away?" HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is recognizing Johnny Appleseed Day, Sept. 26, by encouraging the public to check out the health benefits of simply eating an apple. While Johnny Appleseed is a tale often...
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Suck it Up, Buttercup!

They are the ones who . . . bear fruit through perseverance. (Luke 8:15) In my mind today, it's so full of words and emotions and blogs that are swimming in my head and making me dizzy! (Remember that song "Dizzy" students? If you haven't, listen to it. Yes, it's homework back row!) Let's look at that word perseverance. The above is my verse for the day.
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Understanding dietary fats and its impact on cholesterol

Fat is a type of nutrient, and just like protein and carbohydrates, your body needs some fat for energy to absorb vitamins and to protect your heart and brain health. For years we’ve been told that eating fat will add inches to your waistline, raise cholesterol and cause a myriad of health problems. But now we know not all fat is the same.

Could A Person Really Eat 5 Dozen Eggs Like Gaston?

Eggs have long been a symbol of breakfast time. Aside from being easy to toss together in the morning alongside toast, eggs are one of the most nutrient-dense foods in the world, affirms Healthline. They're so nutritious that people call them the "perfect protein," and Healthline says they're "pretty much the perfect food."