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The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration (Di Angelantonio, et al., 2012) found, in a study of individuals without known CVD, the addition of information on the combination of apolipoprotein B and A-I, lipoprotein(a), or lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 mass to risk scores containing total cholesterol and HDL-C led to slight improvement in CVD prediction. Boreal freshwater fish diet modifies the plasma lipids and prostanoids and membrane fatty acids in man. You will see the Information Standard quality mark on our content.

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