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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.
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

LDL cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular risk

LDL cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular risk

MUSC researchers narrow down risk of preeclampsia to a specific phenotype

MUSC researchers narrow down risk of preeclampsia to a specific phenotype

Researchers test new drug to treat patients with chylomicronemia syndrome

Researchers test new drug to treat patients with chylomicronemia syndrome

Combination therapy reduces risk of cardiovascular events in heart patients

Combination therapy reduces risk of cardiovascular events in heart patients

Groundbreaking study reveals how transgender hormone therapy affects medical test results

Groundbreaking study reveals how transgender hormone therapy affects medical test results

Study finds much higher levels of ugly cholesterol in blood than earlier thought

Study finds much higher levels of ugly cholesterol in blood than earlier thought

Glowing cholesterol helps researchers to fight cardiovascular disease

Glowing cholesterol helps researchers to fight cardiovascular disease

Patients have higher risk of heart problems when insurance companies reject their prescriptions

Patients have higher risk of heart problems when insurance companies reject their prescriptions

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