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LDL of less than 50 mg per deciliter associated with 2.7 times greater risk of bleeding in the brain
Friday, July 05, 2019 12:02 pm Email this article
Compared to people with LDL cholesterol levels of 70-99 mg per deciliter, people with LDL levels of less than 50 mg per deciliter have a 2.7 times greater risk of bleeding in the brain according to a study by researchers from Pennsylvania State University.
Ma C, Gurol ME, Huang Z, Lichtenstein AH, Wang X, Wang Y, Neumann S, Wu S, and Gao X. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and risk of intracerebral hemorrhage: A prospective study. Neurology, 2019 Jul 2; published online.
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Xiang Gao, MD, PhD
Director of Nutritional Epidemiology Lab
Pennsylvania State University
109 Chandlee Lab
University Park, PA 16802 USA
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