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Cholesterol and CVD risk: beyond quality and density, time to look at typology and number

Cholesterol and CVD risk: beyond quality and density, time to look at typology and number

Medicomunicare Magazine | Health and Medical News
Cholesterol is used by the body to make hormones and stabilize cellular membranes. But when low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels are too high, cholesterol can accumulate inside blood vessels, forming deposits called plaques. These plaques can eventually lead to blood vessel blockages that cause heart attacks or strokes. HDL cholesterol helps remove cholesterol from blood
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