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Best supplements for cholesterol: Fish oil can boost ‘good’ cholesterol levels says study

High cholesterol is caused by having too much of a fatty substance called cholesterol in the blood. Cholesterol falls into two categories – LDL (‘bad’ cholesterol) and HDL (‘good’ cholesterol). According to the American Heart Association, “Experts believe that HDL acts as a scavenger, carrying LDL (bad) cholesterol away from the arteries and back to… Read More »

New Ebola outbreak in DRC is ‘truly frightening’, says Wellcome Trust director

The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening”. Nearly 1,400 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr Jeremy Farrar, the director of the Wellcome Trust, said the epidemic was the worst since that of 2013-16 and has showed “no sign… Read More »