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What does LDL stand for?

LDL stands for Low Density Lipoprotein (so-called 'bad' cholesterol)

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This prospective cohort study aimed to determine if there is an association between HDL-C or apolipoprotein A-1 levels and cardiovascular disease across a range of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and apolipoprotein B100 levels in women.
Cambridge, MA) has patented isolated polynucleotides encoding novel polypeptides which are capable of binding to native and methylated low density lipoprotein, the isolated polypeptides, called low density lipoprotein binding proteins, and biologically active fragments and analogs thereof, are described.
On the prevention side, this H20 may be the next prescription for cardio health, to "give your heart a healthy start", in that magnesium appears to better support triglyceride-lowering and high density lipoprotein (HDL) to low density lipoprotein (LDL) ratios as well as abate platelet aggregation.
In addition to measuring current cardiovascular risk factors, the new diagnostic technology provide six other risk factor tests, including LDL particle size: LDL Particle Size -- Low Density Lipoprotein, or LDL, particles contribute to heart disease risk and high LDL-cholesterol is well established as a heart disease risk factor.