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    Default 'Good' Cholesterol May Protect Liver

    Washington University School of Medicine
    July 22 2021

    Study in mice, human blood samples, suggests HDL from the intestine may prevent liver inflammation

    The body's so-called good cholesterol may be even better than we realize. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that one type of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) has a previously unknown role in protecting the liver from injury. This HDL protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria.
    The study is published July 23 in the journal Science.



    Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/release...0722171210.htm
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