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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved Repatha (evolocumab) injection for some patients who are unable to get their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol under control with current treatment options. 125 more words

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New Approach Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9) Inhibitors


Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality worldwide due to increased level of Low Density Lipoprotein, cholesterol, which is a major modifiable risk factor. 1,109 more words

Monoclonal Antibody

Size does matter: LDL particle size (and number)

So it turns out that the answer to the age old question “Does size matter?” is YES!

Lipids like cholesterol and triglycerides need to be transported from where they are absorbed or made to where they can be stored or metabolized. 751 more words


What Is Hyperlipidemia?

Soft and waxy lipid cholesterol has gained a maligned status these days. However, it is essential for building and maintaining cellular membranes, hormone synthesis and other vital body functions. 377 more words

Dyslipidemia Treatment

The Cholesterol Myth - LDL vs HDL and your best friend - Your Liver

Hopefully in my last post I established that Cholesterol is something to be cherished and maintained to ensure a healthy balance of hormones and other functions within the body, I will now focus on the… 1,298 more words

Health And Nutrition At Any Age

The Cholesterol Myth - Part One - Why your body needs cholesterol.

I often get emails from readers of my books about the basic key indicators that are essential to keep us alive and healthy – These are LDL Cholesterol levels – Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Levels… So over the next few weeks I will be covering these three in more detail. 778 more words

Health And Nutrition At Any Age