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Additional Genes Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration Identified

A large genetic study of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has identified three new genes associated with this blinding eye disease-two involved in the cholesterol pathway. Results of this large-scale collaborative study, supported by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National...

Published on 12 April 2010, 14:37

Low Cholesterol Transfer Protein Activity Associated with Heart Disease Risk

BOSTON (December 15, 2009) –  Although seen as a potential heart disease therapy, raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels by inhibiting activity of a transfer protein may not be effective, a new study suggests. Scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research...

Published on 15 December 2009, 09:17