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Cardiology Management

Pitt study: 'good cholesterol' may not always be good for women

2018 25 Jul

New research indicates that postmenopausal factors may adversely affect the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL), also known as "good cholesterol". The study, led by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, found that this specific type of blood cholesterol may not translate into a lowered... Read more

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Good Cholesterol Not Always Protective Against Heart Disease

2016 20 Nov

A new study published in Cell Metabolism explains that simply raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels may not always provide protection from heart disease. That is because HDL also increases the inflammatory response of macrophages which could counteract its anti-inflammatory effect in various other cell types. See Also : Study:... Read more