Erectile dysfunction may be a predictor for heart disease or a cardiac event, according to a study published online in Circulation.
Following a “Mediterranean-style diet” rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and grains may protect against Alzheimer’s disease risk factors, according to a study published in Neurology.
Although cholesterol has long been implicated in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, the mechanism by which this occurs has not been well understood. Using mathematical modeling, researchers discovered that the cholesterol in cell membranes can accelerate the aggregation of the protein amyloid-β42, a key pathological hallmark in Alzheimer’s disease.
A plant-based dietary pattern can prevent heart disease in people with high cholesterol, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis published in Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases.