U-shaped relationship of HDL and risk of infectious disease: two prospective population-based cohort studies.

@article{Madsen2018UshapedRO,
  title={U-shaped relationship of HDL and risk of infectious disease: two prospective population-based cohort studies.},
  author={Christian Medom Madsen and Anette Varbo and Anne Tybj{\ae}rg-Hansen and Ruth Frikke-Schmidt and B\orge G. Nordestgaard},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={39 14},
  pages={1181-1190}
}
Aims Preclinical evidence has indicated that HDL may play an important role in the immune system; however, very little is known about the role of HDL in the immune system in humans. We tested the hypothesis that low and high concentrations of HDL cholesterol are associated with risk of infectious disease in the general population. Methods and results We included 97 166 individuals from the Copenhagen General Population Study and 9387 from the Copenhagen City Heart Study with measurements of… CONTINUE READING

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