High and low levels of ‘good cholesterol’ may cause premature death

Commonly touted as “good cholesterol” for helping to reduce risk of stroke and heart attack, both high and low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol may increase a person’s risk of premature death, according to new research. Conversely, intermediate HDL cholesterol levels may increase longevity, according to the research….

Commonly touted as “good cholesterol” for helping to reduce risk of stroke and heart attack, both high and low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol may increase a person’s risk of premature death, according to new research. Conversely, intermediate HDL cholesterol levels may increase longevity, according to the research….