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Obesity negates beneficial drug effects

Nov. 8, 2018—A drug that improves levels of “good” cholesterol may not be beneficial for obese individuals, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

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Is healthy obesity possible?

Jan. 29, 2014—It might be possible to generate a “metabolically healthy” state of obesity by targeting signaling pathways that improve insulin sensitivity.

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Obesity turns “good” cholesterol bad

Mar. 21, 2012—Studies offer new insights into how obesity impairs the function of HDL, the “good” cholesterol.

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