#257 ‒ Cognitive decline, neurodegeneration, and head injuries: mitigation and prevention strategies, supplements, and more | Tommy Wood, M.D., Ph.D.
“If you’re trying to maintain a basic set of cognitive functions, [it is important] to actively work on ways to increase headroom, increase absolute capacity throughout the lifespan. Because at some point capacity will decrease, but you want to push that out as far as you can.” —Tommy Wood
#255 ‒ Latest therapeutics in CVD, APOE’s role in Alzheimer’s disease and CVD, familial hypercholesterolemia, and more | John Kastelein, M.D., Ph.D.
“One of the things that is so dangerous about this disorder is that the plaque that you get in FH is a soft plaque.” —John Kastelein
#240 ‒ The confusion around HDL and its link to cardiovascular disease | Dan Rader, M.D.
“HDL cholesterol itself is not directly and causally protective against atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.” —Dan Rader
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