The Nature of Things: The Cholesterol Question

The Nature of Things: The Cholesterol Question


“While great progress has been made in the fight against heart disease, it is not clear that lowering cholesterol with statins has been the major factor. Scientists are now worried that increases in diabetes and obesity are the things that will trigger a new surge in heart attacks.

And what cutting-edge clues beyond cholesterol are scientists now following to help keep the silent killer at bay?

The Cholesterol Question is a hard-hitting investigation into the heart of cholesterol’s controversial journey, from essential biological substance to Public Enemy Number One and possible rehab. It’s a villain that’s simple to understand, easy to implicate and, we thought, easy to medicate. But it’s a story almost stranger than fiction.” – 



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