Prevention of coronary heart disease by raising high-density lipoprotein cholesterol?
Published on Dec 1, 2000in Current Opinion in Lipidology4.844
· DOI :10.1097/00041433-200012000-00010
Consistent with several potentially anti-atherogenic activities of high-density lipoproteins in vitro, low plasma levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease. In addition to genes, lifestyle factors (e.g. smoking, being overweight an