Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Low Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Attacks

FARO, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 13:  Caddie Phil Morb...Image by Getty Images via @daylifeDespite plenty of evidence that people with low levels of "good" cholesterol are more prone to heart attacks, a large new study suggests that the lacking lipid is not to blame.

"Association itself doesn't mean causality," said lead author Dr. Ruth Frikke-Schmidt, a consultant in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen.

 More here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/01/us-low-cholesterol-idUSTRE7B02S820111201

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