A day after a study in the journal Lancet challenged the long-standing notion that raising levels of HDL

May 2012
MondayMorning;5/21/2012, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p1
The article informs that several cardiologists have expressed different view on a study published in the journal "The Lancet" which has challenged the notion that increased levels of High Density Lipoproteins (HDL) prevents heart attacks. According to cardiologist Sekar Kathiresan, HDL levels, which have been used by doctors as a way of predicting a patient's risk for future heart disease are, is still an important predictor of heart health.


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