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Study evaluates effect of lower lipoprotein(a) levels

Data on almost 370,000 people in the UK Biobank associated lifetime exposure to lower lipoprotein(a) levels with lower cardiovascular risk, researchers reported at the European Atherosclerosis Society 2019 Congress. Lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, gender and genetic variants that mimic antiplatelet therapy did not modify the effect, the study found.

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