Kirsty Oswald is a freelance journalist specialising in medicine and genetics. She has previously worked as a healthcare copywriter and was a news reporter at medwireNews, where she covered respiratory medicine, public health and general practice. She is the current Genetics Editor of BioNews, a newsletter on genetics, stem cell research and assisted conception, published by the Progress Educational Trust. She has a degree in Human Sciences from UCL.
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New mantra should be to get cholesterol as low as possible, researchers conclude.
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