New data reveals Tasmanians are not doing enough to get their cholesterol levels in check, with Cardiologist Dr Warrick Bishop warning people about the increased risk of a heart attack or stroke.
The production of cholesterol within the body is predominantly within the liver. That process has a number of steps and one of the steps that produces cholesterol involves an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase.
Cholesterol is a frequently discussed topic. So, is cholesterol 'good or bad', and should we be 'treated for it?' But what is it? Cholesterol is a 'steroid alcohol' and is found in most body tissues
Cholesterol, there’s lots of talk about it, is it “good or bad”, should we be “treated for it”, but what is it?