1. a_zed24

    Dyslipidemia Dietary Knowledge Questionnaire (DDKQ)

    Hello there! Has anyone heard about the DDKQ - Dyslipidemia Dietary Knowledge Questionnaire? I've recently stumbled on an article that concluded that this questionnaire is valuable to assess how much people really know about the relationship between their diet and their plasma cholesterol's...
  2. K

    Help needed, father continuous painful hiccups for over a year

    ********** CURRENT PROBLEM ********** Hi, Thank you very much for your time and attention. It is a long description but I think it was important to include. I have tried to make it as readable as possible. My father who is 70 years old has been experiencing continuous hiccups for a...
  3. M

    Effect of Cholesterol on Cell Membrane

    Can someone double check if I'm thinking of this correctly? If the temperature increases, we want to decrease fluidity (higher temperature might cause the cell to “denature” and explode because of the more kinetic energy possible) to keep the cell stable. If the temperature drops too low (the...
  4. Polycherry

    Why do HDL levels increase in statins use?

    Increase of LDL receptors (upregulation due to feedback) explains decrease in blood cholesterol levels by endocytosis of LDLs. Why does the HDL increase?:eyebrow:
  5. Polycherry

    How do HDLs and CETP actually help the body?

    I know that HDLs collect cholesterol from peripheral tissues and transport it back to the liver using SRB1 - Reverse cholesterol transport and dumping it in bile. So the tissue is producing some extra cholesterol (why would it? apart from some atherosclerotic condition) and our HDL gets it back...