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Neuroplasticity and recovery with Peter Levine
For our 5th anniversary we revisit neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change. To find out what’s new and how to use it for stroke recovery, we talk to Peter Levine, the author of Stronger After Stroke.
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High-Density LipoproteinAlso known as the good cholesterol; a compound consisting of a lipid and a protein that carries a small percentage of the total cholesterol in the blood and deposits it in the liver.
For similar information see PreventionHigh-density lipoprotein is a type of particle in your body.
It is also known as ‘good cholesterol’.
It helps remove fats from cells and artery walls.
It carries fats to the liver.
The liver can get rid of fats from the body.