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High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and Alzheimer’s Disease

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract High levels of so-called “good” cholesterol appear to protect against Alzheimer’s Disease in addition to being good for the heart. People over 65 who have the … Continue reading

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A new class of HDL-raising drugs called CETP inhibitors, such as Merck’s experimental drug anacetrapib, apparently show promise for significantly raising good HDL cholesterol.

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