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Knowing your cholesterol level can be a crucial factor in overall health

Knowing your cholesterol level can be a crucial factor in overall health

Understanding the mechanisms involved in heart disease and cancers

Understanding the mechanisms involved in heart disease and cancers

Emory doctors join forces with the Family Heart Foundation to help patients with familial hypercholesterolemia

Emory doctors join forces with the Family Heart Foundation to help patients with familial hypercholesterolemia

New analysis finds significant disparities in the treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia

New analysis finds significant disparities in the treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia

ACC publishes guidance on the role of nonstatin therapies for lowering LDL-C levels

ACC publishes guidance on the role of nonstatin therapies for lowering LDL-C levels

Most familial hypercholesterolemia patients remain undiagnosed, analysis reveals

Most familial hypercholesterolemia patients remain undiagnosed, analysis reveals

Geisinger researchers receive two grants to study risk factors linked with familial hypercholesterolemia

Geisinger researchers receive two grants to study risk factors linked with familial hypercholesterolemia

What is the optimal LDL cholesterol level for patients with cardiovascular diseases?

What is the optimal LDL cholesterol level for patients with cardiovascular diseases?

Health screening and genetic tests may help detect people who carry a gene for familial hypercholesterolemia

Health screening and genetic tests may help detect people who carry a gene for familial hypercholesterolemia

Women with familial hypercholesterolemia miss out on active treatment because of pregnancy

Women with familial hypercholesterolemia miss out on active treatment because of pregnancy

AHA special issue focuses on health disparities among racial, ethnic communities

AHA special issue focuses on health disparities among racial, ethnic communities

COVID-19 increases heart attack rates in people with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

COVID-19 increases heart attack rates in people with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Researchers use base editing to sustainably lower high LDL cholesterol levels

Researchers use base editing to sustainably lower high LDL cholesterol levels

Investigational drug reduced triglycerides in patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia, acute pancreatitis

Investigational drug reduced triglycerides in patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia, acute pancreatitis

New data highlights the gaps in care for children with familial hypercholesterolemia

New data highlights the gaps in care for children with familial hypercholesterolemia

New drug reduces LDL cholesterol in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia

New drug reduces LDL cholesterol in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia

Gruthan Bioscience to develop new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs

Gruthan Bioscience to develop new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs

Study shows why certain genetically predisposed individuals do not develop heart disease

Study shows why certain genetically predisposed individuals do not develop heart disease

Population screening has potential to identify individuals at risk for inherited genetic conditions

Population screening has potential to identify individuals at risk for inherited genetic conditions

Genetic testing can help make well-informed decisions about heart health

Genetic testing can help make well-informed decisions about heart health