Abnormal cholesterol blocked

Health, April 24, (Investor’s Business Daily): The main cause of heart attacks and strokes is atherosclerosis, the development of abnormal cholesterol deposits inside blood vessels.

Abnormal cholesterol blocked

Abnormal cholesterol blocked

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have found a way to block the cholesterol production in rabbits by altering the synthesis of a fat-and-sugar molecule called glycosphingolipid.

Current treatments for high cholesterol either block cholesterol synthesis or prevent the body from absorbing too much.

The new procedure could fight cholesterol on both fronts.