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Test for HDL cholesterol function could transform the way healthcare providers predict risk for heart disease

03:23 EDT 6 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

A groundbreaking study published today in AACC's Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine shows that a new test could improve diagnosis and treatment of heart disease by measuring how effectively a patient's high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) cleans up arterial cholesterol.

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