The Importance Of Cholesterol

Cholesterol is yet another molecule that has a bad reputation but does not deserve it. In reality, it is a lipid all animals have, and it has an essential role in the maintenance of the structure of cell membranes, where it is present alongside phospholipids and maintains the membrane stable …

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Misfolded Proteins

Looking beyond misfolded proteins, some potential triggers of neurodegeneration have more support than others. One idea that has moved from the scientific fringe to mainstream thinking has to do with inflammation and immunity. Most of us can recall a nasty bout of inflammation, whether from an insect bite, flu, or …

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