Is Boosting Your HDL to Cut Heart Disease a Lost Cause?

A day after a study in the journal Lancet challenged the long-standing notion that raising levels of HDL -- commonly known as "good" cholesterol -- prevents heart attacks, top cardiology experts differed on whether the research really means the end of the road for therapies aimed at boosting HDL levels to beat back heart disease. Some, like Dr. Philip Greenland, said the new evidence may very well close the book on such efforts. "After several blows to the head of this theory, it is on the...Full Story
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