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New Biomarker for Most Common Type of Heart Failure Discovered

Newly discovered biomarker may help diagnose most common form of heart failure, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in JAMA Cardiology. A team led by a Cedars-Sinai physician-scientist has discovered a biomarker–a protein found in the blood–for the most common type of heart failure, a new study. ‘Newly identified biomarker… Read More »

There's another type of 'bad' cholesterol, and doctors don't usually test for it

Have you heard about lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a)?  (iStock) We’ve all heard the warnings about low-density lipoprotein (LDL), otherwise known as the “bad” cholesterol. It can greatly increase your risk for heart disease and stroke down the line. But have you heard about lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a)? It’s another kind of bad cholesterol that’s not detected on… Read More »