U.S. adult cholesterol levels continue to decline

December 2005
Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2005, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p12
The article discusses a research which cites that total cholesterol levels among older adults have declined significantly. The study was published in the vol. 294, no. 14 issue of "The Journal of the American Medical Association". US. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers evaluated trends in lipids between 1960 and 2002. They examined factors that might contribute to trends observed.


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