‘Good’ cholesterol doesn’t always lower heart attack risk

11 Mar 2016

Some people with high levels of ‘good’ high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) are at increased risk of coronary heart disease, contrary to earlier evidence that people with more HDL-C are usually at lower heart disease risk. This finding comes from an international study involving researchers at the University of Cambridge, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

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Plans (subject to final design selection) of the Heart and Lung Research Institute (left) and new Papworth Hospital

Expanding the heart and lungs of medicine

07 Nov 2012

Fundraising is under way for a joint Cambridge University and Papworth Hospital Heart and Lung Research Institute – to sit alongside the anticipated new Papworth Hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus – enabling a major expansion of cardiorespiratory research in Cambridge.

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Collaborative public health research

Anglo-US public health research partnership forged

12 Oct 2012

The University of Cambridge and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health will pioneer collaborative research in dementia, obesity, tobacco and alcohol, as well as disease progression and treatment.

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Crowded

The power of thinking big

23 May 2012

Population studies on a vast scale are providing the power to enable accurate risk assessment – and intervention – into cardiovascular disease.

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