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After Menopause, “Good Cholesterol” May Not Be Good

After Menopause, “Good Cholesterol” May Not Be Good

Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as “good cholesterol” – according to a 2018 study led by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The findings, published July 19th in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, a journal of the American...

The benefits of lowering cholesterol

The benefits of lowering cholesterol

The benefits of lowering cholesterol Cholesterol can be a confusing medical topic. There are measurements to understand. Medications to consider. And inherited genes and lifestyle choices to factor in. Mason Freeman, MD, an endocrinologist and chief of the Lipid Metabolism Unit at Mass General, often tells his patients that treating cholesterol is prevention medicine. Getting...

The truth about nootropic foods that may boost your brain power

The truth about nootropic foods that may boost your brain power

Nootropic Foods “Nootropics” have become a new buzzword lately. Thanks to America’s typical “There’s a pill for that” attitude, nootropics supplements – better known as “smart drugs” – were a $1.3 billion industry in 2015, and research predicts nootropics will be $6 billion industry by 2024. But there’s arguably a better solution than taking ‘cognitive...

The Incredible Health Benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushroom

The Incredible Health Benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushroom

The Incredible Health Benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushroom Mushrooms have long been revered within many traditional societies, both for being nutritional powerhouses and for their potent health benefits. Found growing naturally on dying and dead trees in Europe, North America, China, and Japan, Hericium erinaceus – also known as Lion’s Mane mushroom – is an...

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