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Ventricular tachyarrhythmias are uncommon. Intake of trans fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease among women. This association can be used clinically: lowering a patient’s serum cholesterol level is rewarded by a two-for-one improvement in risk. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) forms larger … … of the total cholesterol, the "bad" low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and the triglyceride … ;good" high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol concentration in the blood.

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