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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.
ER stroke cases have some degree of preventability, UCI study shows

ER stroke cases have some degree of preventability, UCI study shows

Could statins treat muscular dystrophy? An interview with Dr. Nick Whitehead and Dr Stan Froehner

Could statins treat muscular dystrophy? An interview with Dr. Nick Whitehead and Dr Stan Froehner

Gastric bypass surgery cuts patients' healthcare costs by nearly 40%, study finds

Gastric bypass surgery cuts patients' healthcare costs by nearly 40%, study finds

Study finds overall decreasing trend in leading causes of death

Study finds overall decreasing trend in leading causes of death

Repatha (evolocumab) injection gets FDA approval for high cholesterol

Repatha (evolocumab) injection gets FDA approval for high cholesterol

Georgia State University researcher receives $1.35 million federal grant to study effects of emulsifiers

Georgia State University researcher receives $1.35 million federal grant to study effects of emulsifiers

Novel approach to reduce 'bad' lipids in blood circulation

Novel approach to reduce 'bad' lipids in blood circulation

Potential molecular link identified between excess fat in the blood and blood vessel recovery in ischemia

Potential molecular link identified between excess fat in the blood and blood vessel recovery in ischemia

Researchers analyze cardiometabolic benefits of exercise

Researchers analyze cardiometabolic benefits of exercise

DCRI announces new study to better understand lipid management

DCRI announces new study to better understand lipid management

Amgen to discuss data supporting Repatha BLA for high cholesterol treatment with FDA EMDAC

Amgen to discuss data supporting Repatha BLA for high cholesterol treatment with FDA EMDAC

Survey: 52% of acute coronary syndrome patients don't take their prescribed OAP therapy

Survey: 52% of acute coronary syndrome patients don't take their prescribed OAP therapy

Isis Pharmaceuticals announces positive results from ISIS-ANGPTL3Rx Phase 1 study

Isis Pharmaceuticals announces positive results from ISIS-ANGPTL3Rx Phase 1 study

Patients with symptoms of mental illness less likely to receive advice from health care providers

Patients with symptoms of mental illness less likely to receive advice from health care providers

Physicians in subspecialties report increased satisfaction with concierge medicine model

Physicians in subspecialties report increased satisfaction with concierge medicine model

DPS Health states that tackling Emergent-Risk cohort becomes a high priority

DPS Health states that tackling Emergent-Risk cohort becomes a high priority

FDA accepts Amgen's evolocumab BLA for review

FDA accepts Amgen's evolocumab BLA for review

Gastric bypass surgery provides better results than gastric banding

Gastric bypass surgery provides better results than gastric banding

Rosuvastatin promotes bone growth in mice with achondroplasia symptoms

Rosuvastatin promotes bone growth in mice with achondroplasia symptoms

Amgen seeks FDA approval for evolocumab to treat patients with high cholesterol

Amgen seeks FDA approval for evolocumab to treat patients with high cholesterol