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Hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoproteinemia or dyslipidemia is the presence of raised or abnormal levels of lipids and/or lipoproteins in the blood. Lipids (fatty molecules) are transported in a protein capsule, and the density of the lipids and type of protein determines the fate of the particle and its influence on metabolism.
STRENGTH trial: Fish oil-based medication did not decrease risk of cardiac events

STRENGTH trial: Fish oil-based medication did not decrease risk of cardiac events

Individuals with high BMI and LDL cholesterol are at increased risk of COVID-19

Individuals with high BMI and LDL cholesterol are at increased risk of COVID-19

NTU-incubated start-up plans clinical trial of new slow-release pill for Parkinson’s disease

NTU-incubated start-up plans clinical trial of new slow-release pill for Parkinson’s disease

Food-based approach reduces LDL cholesterol levels, offers healthcare cost savings

Food-based approach reduces LDL cholesterol levels, offers healthcare cost savings

Exercise found to improve video game performance

Exercise found to improve video game performance

New genetic score is similar or more predictive than common risk factors for stroke

New genetic score is similar or more predictive than common risk factors for stroke

Heart-healthy diets can reduce risk of stroke, heart disease

Heart-healthy diets can reduce risk of stroke, heart disease

Oversleeping puts you at risk of stroke

Oversleeping puts you at risk of stroke

Study provides insight into biological effect of aging on cardiovascular disease

Study provides insight into biological effect of aging on cardiovascular disease

Virtual cardiology follow-ups are a feasible alternative for pediatric cardiac conditions

Virtual cardiology follow-ups are a feasible alternative for pediatric cardiac conditions

Study defies decades-old patient eligibility guidelines for bariatric surgery

Study defies decades-old patient eligibility guidelines for bariatric surgery

Discontinuing popular over-the-counter vitamin can lead of reversal of retinal swelling

Discontinuing popular over-the-counter vitamin can lead of reversal of retinal swelling

Study investigates association between migraine diagnoses and dementia

Study investigates association between migraine diagnoses and dementia

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Indigestion remedy improves survival in people with late-stage CKD

Indigestion remedy improves survival in people with late-stage CKD

Antihypertensive drug use linked with reduction in dementia risk

Antihypertensive drug use linked with reduction in dementia risk

Study shows more aggressive treatment may be needed for many patients taking statins

Study shows more aggressive treatment may be needed for many patients taking statins

Heat-induced heart attack risk on the rise, study shows

Heat-induced heart attack risk on the rise, study shows

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

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

Low-calorie meals have protective effect against some diseases, reveals research

Low-calorie meals have protective effect against some diseases, reveals research