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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.
Lipid-lowering drugs are underutilized for preventing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Lipid-lowering drugs are underutilized for preventing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Probiotic containing common gut bacterium could halve cardiovascular disease rates

Probiotic containing common gut bacterium could halve cardiovascular disease rates

Living environment, air pollution may be linked to increased risk of hypertension

Living environment, air pollution may be linked to increased risk of hypertension

Polygenic risk scores based on entire genome sequence may reliably predict heart disease

Polygenic risk scores based on entire genome sequence may reliably predict heart disease

Diabetes drug reduces cardiovascular events and kidney problems, study finds

Diabetes drug reduces cardiovascular events and kidney problems, study finds

Effects of white meat on cholesterol are 'identical' to red meat

Effects of white meat on cholesterol are 'identical' to red meat

Red meat and white meat have equal effects on blood cholesterol levels

Red meat and white meat have equal effects on blood cholesterol levels

Researchers find link between high LDL cholesterol levels and early-onset Alzheimer's

Researchers find link between high LDL cholesterol levels and early-onset Alzheimer's

Blood proteins may be useful for predicting risk of developing heart failure

Blood proteins may be useful for predicting risk of developing heart failure

Bladder drug can accelerate atheroclerosis in mice

Bladder drug can accelerate atheroclerosis in mice

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

Soy protein reduces LDL cholesterol, study finds

Soy protein reduces LDL cholesterol, study finds

UT Southwestern researchers determine how circulating 'bad cholesterol' enters artery walls

UT Southwestern researchers determine how circulating 'bad cholesterol' enters artery walls

Statins provide no benefit for 50 percent of patients, say researchers

Statins provide no benefit for 50 percent of patients, say researchers

Study relates DNA methylation levels to obesity

Study relates DNA methylation levels to obesity

Researchers unravel 3D structure of key molecular target for cancer treatment

Researchers unravel 3D structure of key molecular target for cancer treatment

Study: Lack of physician guidance and fear of side effects are reasons for refusing statins

Study: Lack of physician guidance and fear of side effects are reasons for refusing statins

FDA approves new oral treatment for men with certain forms of hypogonadism

FDA approves new oral treatment for men with certain forms of hypogonadism

ACC/AHA guideline for prevention of cardiovascular disease released

ACC/AHA guideline for prevention of cardiovascular disease released

Success for new cholesterol-lowering drug

Success for new cholesterol-lowering drug