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Synonyms for HDL

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood

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Clinicians have historically used levels of HDL cholesterol, referred to as "good cholesterol," to help assess a patient's risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD).
This approach was used to examine subjects in the Malmo Diet and Cancer Study, revealing an HDL-P-associated protection as well as a pattern of both LDL and HDL subspecies that was associated with risk (9).
Studies have suggested that higher HDL levels reduce the occurrence of heart disease, with each 1% increase in HDL cholesterol correlating to a reduction of 3% in the incidence of heart disease.
Low HDL wasn't linked to an increased risk of breast cancer in normal-weight women.
After a year, the drug therapy had triggered big benefits, including a 34 percent drop in LDL and 25 percent rise in HDL concentrations.
These findings are consistent with information from the Framingham Heart Study which shows that patients with high triglycerides, low HDL and above average LDL produce twice as many heart attacks as patients with any other lipid syndrome," said William P.
Now, with HDL Coder and HDL Verifier, they no longer have to manually write HDL code or test benches to develop FPGA and ASIC designs.
One of the main goals of this study was to examine other biomarkers of HDL besides HDL-C that could be measured with automated and readily implemented methods in a routine clinical laboratory for cardiovascular risk assessment.
Couch potatoes who pig out on low-fat sweets, white bread, and other carbohydrates might lower their HDL and outgrow their wardrobes.
The biological part discusses the formation, turnover, and regulation HDL as known from recent studies.
12) reported precisions slightly better (CV <4%) than the results we obtained for direct HDL-C assay and N-geneous [TM] HDL assay.
Not if their HDL is 80 and they have no other risk factors, for example.
In men, physicians consider HDL less than 35 mg/dl to be unhealthy.
Viewlogic is the only vendor that provides full language support for both languages, and a migration path from Verilog HDL to VHDL.
Five who had been overweight, and who had lost the greatest number of pounds, exhibited the highest levels of HDL cholesterol, with an average of 83 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) -- greatly exceeding the levels of runners who had started out lean.