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A lipoprotein is a biochemical assembly that contains both proteins and lipids. The lipids or their derivatives may be covalently or non-covalently bound to the proteins.
Researchers identify new protein that shows promise for treating atherosclerosis

Researchers identify new protein that shows promise for treating atherosclerosis

Coconut oil increases bad cholesterol

Coconut oil increases bad cholesterol

NHS partners with pharma giant to trial a twice-a-year jab to lower cholesterol levels

NHS partners with pharma giant to trial a twice-a-year jab to lower cholesterol levels

Fat over-spills from the liver into the pancreas trigger Type 2 diabetes

Fat over-spills from the liver into the pancreas trigger Type 2 diabetes

New research could lead to an improved vaccine to protect against meningococcal infections

New research could lead to an improved vaccine to protect against meningococcal infections

Caffeine may offset some negative health effects of obesogenic diet

Caffeine may offset some negative health effects of obesogenic diet

High lipoprotein(A) levels in people with type 1 diabetes add to elevated risk of cardiovascular disease

High lipoprotein(A) levels in people with type 1 diabetes add to elevated risk of cardiovascular disease

Research funded by egg industry downplays the effect  of cholesterol

Research funded by egg industry downplays the effect of cholesterol

Study shows unexpected mechanism for lipid acquisition by breast cancer cells

Study shows unexpected mechanism for lipid acquisition by breast cancer cells

New analysis suggests link between cholesterol levels and long-term risk for cardiovascular disease

New analysis suggests link between cholesterol levels and long-term risk for cardiovascular disease

Early cholesterol checks could save your heart

Early cholesterol checks could save your heart

1 in 5 adolescents have prediabetes in U.S.

1 in 5 adolescents have prediabetes in U.S.

Experimental drug found to be effective at reducing bad cholesterol

Experimental drug found to be effective at reducing bad cholesterol

Babies born with bad cholesterol, certain fat profiles may face psychological problems in childhood

Babies born with bad cholesterol, certain fat profiles may face psychological problems in childhood

Eating one avocado a day associated with lower levels of LDL

Eating one avocado a day associated with lower levels of LDL

Scientists make breakthrough in the hunt for new C. diff vaccine

Scientists make breakthrough in the hunt for new C. diff vaccine

Diabetic mice benefit from increased ‘good’ cholesterol levels

Diabetic mice benefit from increased ‘good’ cholesterol levels

Could drinking a small amount of alcohol everyday be good for type 2 diabetes?

Could drinking a small amount of alcohol everyday be good for type 2 diabetes?

Sustained drop in cholesterol and blood pressure reduces lifetime risk of heart, circulatory diseases

Sustained drop in cholesterol and blood pressure reduces lifetime risk of heart, circulatory diseases

Care led by non-physician health workers more than doubled control of hypertension

Care led by non-physician health workers more than doubled control of hypertension