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Cholesterol levels dropping in Western nations—but rising in Asia

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Cholesterol levels dropping in Western nations—but rising in Asia Cholesterol levels dropping in Western nations—but rising in Asia Credit: CC0 Public Domain Cholesterol levels are declining sharply in Western nations, but rising in low- and middle-income nations—particularly in Asia, suggests the largest ever study of global cholesterol levels. The new …

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    Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women

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    Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women Credit: CC0 Public Domain An elevated pre-pregnancy hemoglobin A1c—which measures average blood glucose concentration—is associated with a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes even in women without known diabetes, according …

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      Higher levels of NETs in blood associated with more severe COVID-19

      Higher levels of NETs in blood associated with more severe COVID-19 1

      Higher levels of NETs in blood associated with more severe COVID-19 Higher levels of NETs in blood associated with more severe COVID-19 This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient, emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in …

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        Blood sugar levels may influence vulnerability to coronavirus

        Blood sugar levels may influence vulnerability to coronavirus 2

        Blood sugar levels may influence vulnerability to coronavirus Blood sugar levels may influence vulnerability to coronavirus Credit: CC0 Public Domain Can watching your blood sugar help fight COVID-19? Sugar is not only something that sweetens our food. It is also something that is an essential part of the proteins that …

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          Identical mice, different gut bacteria, different levels of cancer

          Identical mice, different gut bacteria, different levels of cancer 4

          Credit: ULAM Germ-Free Mouse Facility. Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center are shedding new light on the way microorganisms that live in the gastrointestinal tract can affect the development of colorectal cancer. Some types of gut bacteria are better than others at stimulating certain immune cells, specifically …

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