USA: Researchers expose genes that govern susceptibility to high cholesterol and heart disease
Researchers have uncovered genetic clues as to the roots of the high cholesterol counts common amongst the general public. In a report published today in the journal Science , the liver was identified as a cause of high cholesterol problems. People who suffered from four different kind of inherited "bad" high cholesterol (LDL) were all found to have livers that could not properly function in clearing fats from the blood.
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