Memory in Old Age Linked to HDL Levels Now

A new study has linked increased HDL, the "good" kind of cholesterol, with a decreased risk of memory loss with age. The study tested 3,000 British subjects to find their levels of HDL cholesterol and then asked them to try to memorize 20 words. It found that at age 55, the subjects with lower HDL levels had a 27 percent increased risk of memory loss compared with those with high HDL. The same subjects, tested again at age 60, showed an even greater difference in memory linked to HDL...Full Story
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