Process That Turns "Good Cholesterol" Bad Discovered, Cleveland Clinic Reveals

Published: Jan 28, 2014

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A team of researchers has discovered a process by which high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - known as 'good cholesterol' - becomes dysfunctional, loses its cardio-protective properties, and instead turns to 'bad cholesterol', thus promoting inflammation and atherosclerosis, or the clogging and hardening of the arteries.

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