We have often heard about good cholesterol and how it can protect our heart health. However, a study led by a team of researchers has now demonstrated that not all good cholesterol is healthy.
The study led by the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) in Spain was published in the journal Metabolism, Clinical and Experimental.
Although drugs that lower bad cholesterol reduce cardiovascular risk, those that raise good cholesterol have not proven effective in reducing the risk of heart disease.
This paradox has called into question the relationship between good cholesterol and cardiovascular risk, and researchers are