How APoB levels may change the way we predict CHD

Study suggests measuring the levels may be superior to testing for cholesterol
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Levels of apolipoprotein B (APoB) may be a better predictor of coronary heart disease risk than either low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) or triglyceride levels, an international study suggests.

The research also helps clarify the long-debated role of triglycerides in atherosclerosis.