Latest Apolipoprotein B Stories

2013-07-15 13:12:28

A set of proteins involved in the body's natural defenses produces a large number of mutations in human DNA.

2012-07-04 06:24:44

It is known that high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol increase the risk for coronary heart disease. Now, researchers have discovered further insights about how a certain gene variant uses two mechanisms to reduce cholesterol.

2012-06-20 11:16:29

Among individuals without known cardiovascular disease (CVD), the addition of certain apolipoproteins and lipoproteins to risk scores containing total cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) was associated with slight improvement in CVD prediction.

2012-03-28 10:44:13

Levels of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) among statin-treated patients appears to be associated with the risk of developing a major cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke, as are levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and apolipoprotein B.

2012-02-15 19:00:00

ANY LAB TEST NOW®’s Advanced Heart Health Screening Tests Can Detect What the Standard, Run of the Mill Lipid Test Cannot Alpharetta,

2012-02-06 13:40:07

Coronary patients with low levels of an immune system antibody called anti-PC, which neutralizes parts of the 'bad' cholesterol, run a greater risk of suffering complications following an acute cardiac episode and thus of premature death.

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