Tag Archives: High-Density Lipoproteins

Cholesterol Levels and Use of Statins: Implications for Alzheimer’s Disease

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 5, December 2011]. Summary A two-part systematic review looks into the evidence for high cholesterol levels having an influence on the development of Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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The Neuroprotective Role of High-Density Lipoproteins (HDL-Cholesterol)

Summary Lifestyle changes proven to increase HDL-cholesterol levels – including “healthy diet”, regular exercise, weight control, and smoking cessation – have been shown to provide neuro-protective effects. In addition to examining current knowledge of the beneficial effects of HDL-cholesterol for … Continue reading

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