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Definition(s):

  • (n) a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis

Usage(s):

  • Olive oil and oils found in fish, by contrast, can help raise hdl in some people.

News

  1. GeneNews Enters Into Joint Venture to Establish US CLIA Lab

    TORONTO -- GeneNews Limited announced today that it has formed a joint venture with two private American companies, Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. ("HDL") and a sales organization with national ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Magruder Hospital offers health screening

    PORT CLINTON — Magruder Hospital will offer its monthly cholesterol (total/LDL/HDL/Triglycerides), blood pressure and glucose screening for $16 at 1 p.m. July 11. Appointments can be made by calling 419-734-3131 ext. 3420.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

  3. More Bad News For HDL Therapies: ASSURE Trial Misses Primary Endpoint

    The string of bad news for HDL-related therapies continues. Resverlogix yesterday announced that the ASSURE clinical trial had failed to meet its primary endpoint. RVX-208, the drug being studied in the trial, is a novel small molecule that increases production of ApoA-1, which raises HDL levels and is thought to enhance reverse cholesterol transport.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "Although in this paper we show how we used the method to find a gene with a big influence on HDL cholesterol, we've begun applying this same approach to every disease that we work on and have obtained outstanding results," said Harald Göring,...
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Herman Goering Source: Newswise (press release)

  2. "The Velodyne HDL-64E was a major asset in our Junior robot and contributed significantly to our second place finish in this challenging race," said Sebastian Thrun, Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Artificial Intelligence...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Sebastian Thrun Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. "From an Abbott perspective, the torcetrapib discontinuation will eliminate one major competitor from the combination therapy, HDL-raising market," said Glenn Reicin, an analyst with Morgan Stanley in New York.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Glenn Source: Chicago Tribune

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