Raising ‚good cholesterol‘ not as effective as lowering ‚bad cholesterol‘

Low and very high levels of HDL, or “good cholesterol” are associated with a higher risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes, according to a study. The findings from the first of its kind study suggest that a low level of good cholesterol may not be a heart disease risk factor on its own and that raising HDL does not likely reduce a person’s risk of heart disease. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)