Study: Low levels of HDL cholesterol can hinder stroke recovery

11/27/2007 | HealthDay News

A new study shows that low levels of HDL, or "good," cholesterol, as well as high levels of the amino acid homocysteine, may increase the risk of disability and heighten memory problems for stroke patients. Patients 57 years of age and older who had high levels of homocysteine found it hardest to recover from stroke.

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