cardiovascular (heart) disease

report card

Mixed results define 2012 Tennessee Men’s Health Report Card

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men in Tennessee and cancer deaths continue to move further away from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Healthy People 2020 goal, according to the 2012 Tennessee Men’s Health Report Card.

Obesity turns “good” cholesterol bad

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

Move out, cholesterol

Compounds developed at Vanderbilt could offer a whole new way to treat atherosclerosis.

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