Dietary cholesterol worsens inflammation, sickness in mice with influenza

New research from the University of Illinois suggests high levels of dietary cholesterol make mice sicker when they are infected with influenza. The study is the first to link cholesterol in the diet with exacerbation of a viral infection.
New research from the University of Illinois suggests high levels of dietary cholesterol make mice sicker when they are infected with influenza. The study is the first to link cholesterol in the diet with exacerbation of a viral infection.