"Bad" cholesterol levels on the decline

January 2010
Clinical Advisor;Jan2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p9
The article reports on the decline for people with high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) age 20 years and older from 1999 to 2006 with the use of cholesterol analysis in the U.S. The researchers believe that the decline on the prevalence of the high LDL levels is due to the use of the lipid-lowering medications. The lowering of LDL levels have been interpreted to reduce the risk of high-grade prostate cancer.


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