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A New Cause of High Plasma Triglycerides

2017 08 Apr

A high-fat diet is known to cause a condition known as hypertriglyceridaemia. New research from UCLA shows that antibodies, which attack people's own proteins, can also cause high levels of triglycerides in the blood. The "GPIHBP1 autoantibody syndrome" represents an important advance in understanding hypertriglyceridaemia. See Also : Cardiovascular... Read more

Cardiac Hypertrophy: Preventable via Protein

2014 13 May

As cardiovascular disease remains the Western world’s leading cause of death, heart failure is the category registering the fastest incidence increase over the past ten years. Pathological hypertrophy, defined as the heart muscle’s growth as its attempt to increase its output, is the stage that precedes heart failure, yet not all hypertrophy... Read more