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Inherited high cholesterol may be common in people with heart disease

An inherited disorder that causes high cholesterol early in life appears to affect about 25 million people worldwide, but it is especially common among people with cardiovascular disease, new research suggests. The findings, published Friday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, “make a strong case” for screening programs to identify familial hypercholesterolemia early, said […]

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Coronavirus Found in Semen: Can It Be Sexually Transmitted?

Researchers in China have discovered traces of SARS-CoV-2 in the semen of patients with COVID-19 and those who recovered, suggesting that COVID-19 might be able to be sexually transmitted. It’s important to understand that while the coronavirus was found in a small sample size of semen in this particular study, this does not necessarily mean […]