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Researchers link high levels of 'good' cholesterol with excessive mortality

20:00 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) In striking contrast to the general perception, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown in a new study that people with extremely high levels of HDL -- the 'good' cholesterol -- in their blood have a more than 65 percent higher mortality rate than people with normal HDL levels. The researchers say the results should lead to a change in the way 'good' cholesterol is perceived.

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