cardiology
Risk factors

Lower, earlier lipid lowering: the third treatment paradigm for CHD prevention 

A ‘third prevention paradigm’ for reducing lifetime cardiovascular risk would see more intensive lowering of lipid levels at an earlier age. Blood concentrations of non-HDL cholesterol and LDL cholesterol are strongly associated with increased long-term risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, especially when increased before the age of 45 years, according to a large study in ...

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