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Study DescriptionA high level of LDL cholesterol (often called the “bad cholesterol”) in the blood is widely considered a strong risk factor for heart...

Too little HDL cholesterol raised the risk of heart disease for white adults, but not in Black adults, a new analysis of data...

Abstract Background Plasma lipids are risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in part because of race-specific associations of lipids with CHD. Objectives The...

The widely-held concept that levels of “good” cholesterol in the blood can indicate heart disease risk is not equally true for Blacks and whites,...

Reducing cardiovascular risk takes a three-pronged approach: nutrition, exercise, and in certain cases, medications, the study author...

For years, the belief has been that lower levels of “good” cholesterol increases heart disease risk. Read about a new study that says this...

Researchers say HDL or “good” cholesterol can help predict heart disease risk in white adults, but it’s not an accurate indicator for Black...

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Blood levels of HDL, the famously “good” kind of cholesterol, may not make a big difference to...

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After statins, the next leading class of medications for managing cholesterol are PCSK9 inhibitors. These highly effective agents help the body...