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First long-term estimates suggest link between cholesterol levels and risk of heart disease and stroke

Source : https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/12/191205130556.htm

The observational and modelling study which used individual-level data from almost 400,000 people extends existing research because it suggests that increasing levels of non-HDL cholesterol may predict long-term cardiovascular risk by the age of 75 years. Past risk estimates of this kind are based on 10-year follow-up data.

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