|high density lipoprotein||medical dictionary|
Raised high density lipoprotein levels have been correlated with a lower risk for heart disease. Less than 35 mg/dl is considered a positive risk factor for coronary artery disease, over 60 mg/dl is considered a negative risk factor (reduces your risk of heart disease).
This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology
(11 Mar 2008)
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