Tag: Cholesterol

Cholesterol manufactured in the brain key to development of Alzheimer’s

September 15, 2021

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 disease (Alzheimer’s), scientists have found. Not only associated with clogged arteries and heart disease, cholesterol is also made naturally by the body to produce hormones and carry […]

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