Promoting a healthy gut microbiome may be a powerful strategy for lowering cholesterol and other heart attack risk factors. In this video, Reza Ghadiri will present research on molecules that can alter the bacterial population of intestines to a healthier state and how they have shown – through experiments in mice – that this reduces cholesterol levels and strongly inhibits the thickened-artery condition known as atherosclerosis.
Can Medicines That Alter the Microbiome Prevent Cardiovascular Disease?
In this installment of Teach Me in 10, we're joined by Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychoanalyst, bestselling author, columnist and podcast host Dr Gail Saltz. Dr Saltz examines the connection between the potential for great talent, and conditions that are commonly thought of as "disabilities".WATCH NOW