HDL cholesterol


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  • noun

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the cholesterol in high-density lipoproteins

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The antioxidant and antiinflammatory effects of HDL cholesterol particles is one hypothesized mechanism for the link between HDL cholesterol levels and cancer susceptibility, said Dr.
We now look forward to using a more clinically effective immunization schedule in order to investigate the effects of CETi-1 on HDL cholesterol levels," continued Dr.
The objective was to demonstrate that lifestyle changes could have a beneficial impact because, unlike LDL cholesterol, there are few well-tolerated medications to improve HDL cholesterol levels, Dr.
A number of studies in the United States have shown that eating soy protein every day can lower LDL cholesterol and raise HDL cholesterol in people who have high cholesterol levels, the Cornell publication reported.
A patient's HDL cholesterol level remained predictive of cardiovascular event risk both at high and low LDL cholesterol levels, suggesting that HDL cholesterol-raising may be a potential therapeutic target even in patients on aggressive LDL cholesterol-lowering therapy, noted Dr.
In this seven-year study, a 6% increase in HDL cholesterol yielded greater than 20% reductions in cardiac events and stroke among 2,500 CHD patients whose only lipid abnormality at baseline was low HDL cholesterol.
Our research reported today explains an important genetic cause for HDL cholesterol deficiency and provides crucial insights into mechanisms for preventing cardiovascular disease," said Dr.
The independent effect of raising HDL cholesterol or lowering triglycerides on the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has not been established with TriCor.
Everything a statin does, HDL cholesterol does far better.
The results of the trial clearly suggest that raising HDL is at least as important as lowering LDL, the "bad cholesterol," and heighten the importance of therapies such as Niaspan(R) that are extremely effective in raising HDL cholesterol.
Several studies have indicated that exercise -- especially prolonged, intense exercise -- can raise HDL cholesterol in both men and women.
Patients with SLE are often afflicted with a complex triad of risk factors involving high levels of serum triglycerides, high levels of VLDL cholesterol, and low levels of HDL cholesterol.
s General Division (Nasdaq: GENZ) announced today that it has begun marketing its N-geneous(TM) HDL cholesterol test in the United States.
171), in which she reported growing evidence that the ratio between a person's total serum cholesterol level and the amount of HDL cholesterol provides a far better indicator of heart attack risk than does total cholesterol alone.
Now, those who know both their total and HDL cholesterol can determine if they have a ratio that increases or decreases their risk for coronary heart disease.