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Low LDL, high HDL correlated to less amyloid plaque deposits

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Cholesterol is linked to amyloid deposits in the brain, and unhealthy patterns could contribute to Alzheimer's, according to a new study.

Researchers 'stunned' to find approved cholesterol drug has negligible effect

The National Institutes of Health announced it is ending its study of the cholesterol drug Niaspan 18 months early. Tracking results showed the medication had almost no chance of being beneficial to patients, researchers found.