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Science Talk: New Stroke Risk Factor
February 2, 2012 - Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and New York University have found that high levels of triglycerides (blood fats) are the strongest risk factor for the most common type of stroke in older women - more of a risk factor than elevated levels of total cholesterol or of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (known as "bad" cholesterol). See accompanying release
(February 02, 2012)