The extraordinary history of cholesterol among educational campaigns, preconceptions, disinformation, nobel awarded discoveries, old and new therapies

The concept of plasma cholesterol “normal value” has radically changed in the last years. In particular, Researchers and Clinicians are increasingly focusing on the LDL fraction; moreover, it has been proved that there is not one “normal value” but different “desirable values” of cholesterol, depending on the characteristics of individuals and their general risk profile. In the last years, the treatment of dyslipidaemia and, in particular, hypercholesterolemia  has been enriched with new medicines and strategies.

Quick Info

  • 5 May 2018
  • 12:00
  • Sala della cultura