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TICK-RELATED DISEASE THRIVES ON CHOLESTEROL
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iride6606 posted:
Wow, never knew this. There are parasites that thrive better in people with high cholesterol because they use cholesterol to reproduce. These people have shown that deer tick infections are worse among those with high cholesterol as it provided a better environment for the parasite. Who knew?

http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/tickchol.htm
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iride6606 responded:
Take a look, very interesting!


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