Study identifies gene that helps regulate cholesterol levels

Researchers combined mouse and human data to identify the gene, which may reduce cholesterol production in the liver in response to a high cholesterol diet. Share on PinterestScientists have found a gene that may explain the inherited risk of high cholesterol levels. Cholesterol has several vital functions in the human body. For instance, the molecule […]

Ethnicity may raise mortality risk

Data from the United Kingdom confirm that males, older people, and those with underlying health conditions have a higher risk of COVID-19 death. They also indicate that black and Asian individuals also face a heightened risk not entirely explained by preexisting...

The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on primary healthcare worldwide

The new coronavirus has affected people’s health in more ways than one. In this Special Feature, we look at what the pandemic has meant for primary healthcare access in countries around the world. Share on PinterestHow has the pandemic affected different aspects of...