HDL-cholesterol

HDL-cholesterol

Good cholesterol Cholesterol bound to high-density lipoprotein; ↑ HDL-C and HDL-C:total cholesterol ratio are linked to ↑ longevity and ↓ morbidity and death from MI, CAD, cholesterol-related morbidity ; ↑ HDL-C commonly affects ♀ with HTN or obesity, and may be related to environmental causes–eg, alcohol consumption, or therapy with H2-blockers or estrogens. See HDL/LDL ratio. Cf LDL–'bad' cholesterol.
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Effect of cocoa and theobromine consumption on serum HDL-cholesterol concentrations: a randomized controlled trial.
Last year, Roche, the giant Swiss pharmaceutical company, prematurely terminated a large-scale clinical trial of dalcetrapib, a drug that increases HDL-cholesterol levels by inhibiting cholesterol ester transfer protein.
In many studies, higher levels of HDL-Cholesterol have shown a reduced risk of CVD3.
C-reactive protein (CRP), complement C3 (C3), triglycerides (Trg) and HDL-cholesterol were tested to predict risk for incident diabetes or coronary heart disease (CHD).
Impact of antiretrovirals and immuno-virological status on transition between hypo and normo HDL-cholesterol status in 2862 HIV-infected patients.
HDL-cholesterol increased and blood pressure and HbA1c were reduced compared to baseline levels among those who received antioxidants while remaining unchanged in those who received a placebo.
This analysis provides little evidence that residual risk after aggressive use of statin therapy is related to HDL-cholesterol concentration," the investigators wrote, noting that their findings are supported by similar findings in one other primary prevention trial and two secondary prevention trials involving high-dose statin therapy.
In fact, the levels of HDL-cholesterol fell slightly with increasing amounts of fruit powder administered in diet though still remaining elevated than control group levels.
The authors reported that LDL-Cholesterol results of the serum from the rats were calculated by subtracting the HDL-Cholesterol from the Total Cholesterol.
Total antioxidant status, vitamin C, albumin, haemoglobin and HDL-Cholesterol were observed to be significantly lower (p<0.
It is calculated by dividing total cholesterol by HDL-cholesterol.
They found that dietary cholesterol increased the ratio of total cholesterol to HDL-cholesterol in both men and women.