Clinical Data Finds Strong Association Between HDL Particles and Coronary Heart Disease

News | 07. 12. 2012


Study published in JACC suggests HDL particles may be a more accurate indicator of cardiovascular health than HDL cholesterol

RALEIGH, N.C. – July 12, 2012 – LipoScience, Inc., an in vitro diagnostic company advancing patient care by developing high value proprietary clinical diagnostic tests using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology, today announced publication of the findings of a clinical study in the current issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology indicating that high density lipoprotein (HDL) particle number has a stronger, more independent association with coronary heart disease and carotid atherosclerosis than HDL cholesterol (HDL-C).