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High levels of bad cholesterol in early middle age are linked to CVD risk decades later, study finds

08:18 EST 4 Dec 2019 | British Medical Journal

Taking action to reduce “bad” cholesterol much earlier in life could prevent many cardiovascular events, a long term study has suggested.Few people under 45 know their cholesterol levels, but the...

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