High Levels of ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Tied to Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

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New research suggests that LDL cholesterol may play a role in developing early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. (Credit: Atthapon Raksthaput/Shutterstock)

Most of us know that high levels of “bad” cholesterol in our blood can increase our risk of developing cardiovascular problems. Now, a new study gives us another reason to keep cholesterol levels in check. High cholesterol may also play a role in the development of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, a research team has found. 

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