2/23/2012

Women with the highest triglycerides levels were 56% more likely to have a second stroke than those with the lowest readings, according to a study in the journal Stroke. Researchers at New York University Medical Center reported LDL cholesterol was not linked to stroke in the study but intermediate-density lipoprotein or IDL was, as women with the highest levels had a 46% higher stroke risk than those with lower rates.

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