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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.
Radiation for breast cancer not likely to increase heart attack risk

Radiation for breast cancer not likely to increase heart attack risk

Use of computer-assisted drug design in drug discovery

Use of computer-assisted drug design in drug discovery

Link between immune system and high plasma lipid levels

Link between immune system and high plasma lipid levels

Addition of torcetrapib to statin therapy has no benefit for atherosclerosis progression

Addition of torcetrapib to statin therapy has no benefit for atherosclerosis progression

Pharmacy care programs for elderly improve health outcomes

Pharmacy care programs for elderly improve health outcomes

Health risks for women who are extremely obese underestimated

Health risks for women who are extremely obese underestimated

Nutritional supplement policosanol does not lower cholesterol levels

Nutritional supplement policosanol does not lower cholesterol levels

Grapefruits help reduce cholesterol

Grapefruits help reduce cholesterol

Grapefruit reduces risk from heart disease

Grapefruit reduces risk from heart disease

Impotence may provide a warning sign of coronary heart disease

Impotence may provide a warning sign of coronary heart disease

Greater use of evidence-based medicine needed in US outpatient care

Greater use of evidence-based medicine needed in US outpatient care

Metabasis and Merck collaborate to develop new treatment for diabetes, hyperlipidemia and obesity

Metabasis and Merck collaborate to develop new treatment for diabetes, hyperlipidemia and obesity

Orlistat, a drug that decreases fat absorption, appears helpful for improving weight management in obese adolescents

Orlistat, a drug that decreases fat absorption, appears helpful for improving weight management in obese adolescents

Metabolic syndrome linked to testosterone deficiency

Metabolic syndrome linked to testosterone deficiency

Targeted Genetics announces new patent for Hyperlipidemia

Targeted Genetics announces new patent for Hyperlipidemia

Risk scores may identify young individuals with atherosclerosis

Risk scores may identify young individuals with atherosclerosis

Modest triglyceride elevations linked to coronary artery disease risk

Modest triglyceride elevations linked to coronary artery disease risk

Alteration of steroid receptor genes creates fat burning muscle

Alteration of steroid receptor genes creates fat burning muscle

New trial for treatment of liver disease

New trial for treatment of liver disease

HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease

HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease