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In unadjusted analyses, apparently healthy middle-aged people with high levels of both CRP and Lp-PLA2 (highest tertiles of both) had a stroke risk 11-fold higher than people with low levels of both. When the coronary arteries become narrowed or clogged and cannot supply enough blood to the heart, the result is CHD. Although the number of potential novel risk markers is ever expanding yearly, this number scales down to a level close to unity once the possible candidates have passed through the grading of clinical evidence.

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