Take Heed of This Often – Unrecognized Cholesterol Threat

Elevated lipoprotein(a) is dangerous, and there's no effective treatment. That is about to change.

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Widespread understanding of the role that low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol plays in cardiovascular disease led to the development of medications that reduce LDL levels and lower the risk of heart attack and stroke. But these medications don’t completely eliminate risk in everyone, and we now understand one reason why: A different cholesterol particle called lipoprotein(a), or […]
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