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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.
Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Computational tools reveal how blood enzyme works at the atomic level

Computational tools reveal how blood enzyme works at the atomic level

Diverse genome sequences generate a polygenic risk score to predict heart disease risk

Diverse genome sequences generate a polygenic risk score to predict heart disease risk

Novel AI-based system models the progression of chronic diseases as patients age

Novel AI-based system models the progression of chronic diseases as patients age

Genetic variant found in Old Order Amish may confer protective effects against cardiovascular disease

Genetic variant found in Old Order Amish may confer protective effects against cardiovascular disease

New phenotype of LRP6 mutation reported for the first time in patients with tooth agenesis

New phenotype of LRP6 mutation reported for the first time in patients with tooth agenesis

Researchers develop novel system for rapid and non-invasive detection of skin cholesterol

Researchers develop novel system for rapid and non-invasive detection of skin cholesterol

Study finds gaps and gender differences in management of type 2 diabetes

Study finds gaps and gender differences in management of type 2 diabetes

Cholesterol-lowering drugs not helpful in reducing COVID-related mortality or severity

Cholesterol-lowering drugs not helpful in reducing COVID-related mortality or severity

Study: Statin treatment slightly lowers COVID-19 mortality

Study: Statin treatment slightly lowers COVID-19 mortality

Lipids, COVID-19, and host immunity

Lipids, COVID-19, and host immunity

Review of COVID-19 clinical and viral characteristics, pathogenesis, and genetics

Review of COVID-19 clinical and viral characteristics, pathogenesis, and genetics

Women with type 2 diabetes and CVD less likely to reach treatment targets than men, study finds

Women with type 2 diabetes and CVD less likely to reach treatment targets than men, study finds

Insulin resistance linked to an increased risk of major depressive disorder

Insulin resistance linked to an increased risk of major depressive disorder

Healthy eating pattern improves weight, reduces cardiovascular disease risks in overweight children

Healthy eating pattern improves weight, reduces cardiovascular disease risks in overweight children

Study identifies probable cause of Alzheimer’s disease

Study identifies probable cause of Alzheimer’s disease

Liver may play a key role in the onset or progression of Alzheimer's disease

Liver may play a key role in the onset or progression of Alzheimer's disease

Blood lipid biomarkers associated with lower risk of ALS

Blood lipid biomarkers associated with lower risk of ALS

Metabolic and immune markers as tools for risk stratification and monitoring in COVID-19

Metabolic and immune markers as tools for risk stratification and monitoring in COVID-19

Remnant cholesterol provides an accurate stand-alone metric for predicting heart attack, stroke risk

Remnant cholesterol provides an accurate stand-alone metric for predicting heart attack, stroke risk