Thursday, January 13, 2011

New Measure Trumps High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Levels in Protecting Against Heart Disease

ScienceDaily (2011-01-12) -- A new study shows that a different metric, a measure of HDL function called cholesterol efflux capacity, is more closely associated with protection against heart disease than HDL cholesterol levels themselves. Findings from the study could lead to new therapeutic interventions in the fight against heart disease.

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