Experimental Drug Fails to Show Significant HDL-raising Benefits

A Cleveland Clinic study suggests that the medication simply couldnt improve upon the benefits statin use and other heart-healthy behaviors.

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High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is often referred to as good cholesterol because it helps move low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol out of the bloodstream and to the liver, where it can be reprocessed. LDL cholesterol contributes to plaque build-up in arteries, leading to atherosclerosis and a higher risk of heart attack and stroke.
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