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Blood donations could hold clues to dangerous genetic cholesterol condition

Blood donations could hold clues to dangerous genetic cholesterol condition

Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia

Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia

A new option for reducing LDL cholesterol in patients at high risk for heart attack, stroke

A new option for reducing LDL cholesterol in patients at high risk for heart attack, stroke

Success for new cholesterol-lowering drug

Success for new cholesterol-lowering drug

Study finds low rates of lipid screening among women of childbearing age

Study finds low rates of lipid screening among women of childbearing age

Scientists cast new light on function of long-mysterious PCSK9 mutation

Scientists cast new light on function of long-mysterious PCSK9 mutation

Cholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelines

Cholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelines

Are you and your primary care doc ready to talk about your DNA?

Are you and your primary care doc ready to talk about your DNA?

Study finds low treatment rates for people with elevated cholesterol levels

Study finds low treatment rates for people with elevated cholesterol levels

CRISPR-like gene editing could be potential way to treat patients with harmful blood lipid levels

CRISPR-like gene editing could be potential way to treat patients with harmful blood lipid levels

Polygenic risk score predicts early-onset heart disease risk

Polygenic risk score predicts early-onset heart disease risk

Nanoparticles carrying CRISPR gene editing tools for genetic modifications

Nanoparticles carrying CRISPR gene editing tools for genetic modifications

Junk genes could one day offer framework for treating people with familial hypercholesterolemia

Junk genes could one day offer framework for treating people with familial hypercholesterolemia

PCSK9 Inhibitors: Highlights barriers to new, breakthrough cholesterol-lowering drugs

PCSK9 Inhibitors: Highlights barriers to new, breakthrough cholesterol-lowering drugs

Novel synthetic HDL-C injection shows no benefit on arterial plaques

Novel synthetic HDL-C injection shows no benefit on arterial plaques

UAB researchers developing new peptide that may help combat familial hypercholesterolemia

UAB researchers developing new peptide that may help combat familial hypercholesterolemia

Linking human genome sequences to EHR information could influence clinical medicine, says expert

Linking human genome sequences to EHR information could influence clinical medicine, says expert

Lipoprotein apheresis may have new role in patients with refractory angina

Lipoprotein apheresis may have new role in patients with refractory angina

PCSK9 inhibitor can reduce need for apheresis treatment in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia

PCSK9 inhibitor can reduce need for apheresis treatment in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia

First generic version of Crestor gets FDA approval

First generic version of Crestor gets FDA approval