It is a clinical condition which is characterized by increased levels of all lipid or all lipoprotein in the blood. Most common cause of hyperlipidemia are diabetes mellitus, renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, and alcohol consumption etc. It can be managed by modifying regular diet, regular exercise, medication etc. there are two types of hyperlipidemia which are: Familial or primary hyperlipidemia & Acquired hyperlipidemia.The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number ofÂ citationsÂ to recent articles published inÂ science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as aÂ proxyÂ for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised byÂ Eugene Garfield, the founder of theÂ Institute for Scientific Information.The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on September, 2014