HDL cholesterol

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the cholesterol in high-density lipoproteins

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An ample supply of HDL cholesterol in blood serum has long been linked to protection against coronary heart disease and stroke, so what could be bad?
Another study with healthy participants saw similar results for total and HDL cholesterol. However, their LDL cholesterol went down by 14%!
The bad effects of very high HDL cholesterol were consistent even after controlling other risk factors for heart disease such as diabetes, smoking, and low-density lipoprotein (LDL or "bad") cholesterol.
Similarly, patients in the top quintile for HDL cholesterol ASV had a 50% greater rate of coronary events, a 56% increased risk of cardiovascular events, a 70% increase in stroke, and a 61% increase in nonfatal MI, compared with those in the lowest quintile.
Serum HDL Cholesterol lesser than 45% was seen in 54.54% patients of Thrombotic stroke and 25% patients of Haemorrhagic stroke.
[USA], Aug 12 ( ANI ): You may want to add almonds to your diet as according to a recent study, they not only help boost levels of "good" or HDL cholesterol, but also improves the way it removes cholesterol from the body.
The strong inverse association between HDL cholesterol concentrations and risk of coronary disease gave rise to the "HDL hypothesis"--namely that a therapy that increased concentrations of HDL might reduce risk of atherosclerotic disease.
Mean total cholesterol levels and LDL cholesterol levels were higher in women than in men and this difference was significant (P = 0.01 and P = 0.03, resp.) (Table 1), while mean HDL cholesterol and triglycerides were also higher in women than in men, but this difference was not statistically significant (Table 2).
Higher levels of LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides over a lifetime are protective against type 2 diabetes, a Mendelian randomization study has shown.
Conversely, intermediate HDL cholesterol levels may increase longevity, according to the research.
IGF-1 and leptin associate with fetal HDL cholesterol at birth: examination in offspring of mothers with type 1 diabetes.
HDL cholesterol is also known as "good" cholesterol and has been thought to provide an advantage.
It tests simultaneously a lipid profile, including total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and triglycerides, as well as glucose, and also measures LDL, TC/HDL ratio, LDL/HDL ratio and non-HDL cholesterol.
Acute exposure to ethanol in embryonic stages significantly (P<0.05) increses plasma concentration of HDL cholesterol in newborn hatching chick; but chronic exposure to ethanol in embryonic stages had no effect on plasma concentration of HDL cholesterol (figure 3).
30,2013 in JAMA Neurology suggests that having high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol and low levels of "good" HDL cholesterol increases your risk of developing the toxic beta-amyloid plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease (AD).