Raising ‘good cholesterol’ not as effective as lowering ‘bad cholesterol’

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Low and very high levels of HDL, or “good cholesterol” are associated with a higher risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes, according to a study. The findings from the first of its kind study suggest that a low level of good cholesterol may not be a heart disease risk factor on its own and that raising HDL does not likely reduce a person’s risk of heart disease.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161031160441.htm">Science Daily</a>

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