Search Tag: high-density lipoprotein

Cardiology Management

Study: HDL Not Independent Heart Disease Risk Factor

2016 31 Oct

A study of 631,000 people has found that both low and very high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) are associated with a higher risk of mortality from heart disease, cancer and other causes. The researchers suggest that the findings cast doubt on HDL being used as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease or for the goal of raising... Read more