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Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance made in the liver, and found in the blood and in all cells of the body. Cholesterol is important for good health and is needed for making cell walls, tissues, hormones, vitamin D, and bile acid.
Lean beef good for teenagers

Lean beef good for teenagers

How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease

How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease

Launch of first national multicultural diabetes prevention campaign

Launch of first national multicultural diabetes prevention campaign

Cholesterol-lowering statin products may be the next class of drugs to go over the counter

Cholesterol-lowering statin products may be the next class of drugs to go over the counter

Women who have migraines with aura have a more than 50 percent increased risk of total stroke and 70 percent increase of ischemic stroke

Women who have migraines with aura have a more than 50 percent increased risk of total stroke and 70 percent increase of ischemic stroke

Heart disease and stroke hit younger in developing countries

Heart disease and stroke hit younger in developing countries

Men encouraged to 'pop down to their local' more often

Men encouraged to 'pop down to their local' more often

Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease

Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease

Curves program raises metabolic rate in overweight women

Curves program raises metabolic rate in overweight women

PreventiveLabs.com offers on-line blood test kit

PreventiveLabs.com offers on-line blood test kit

Dieting greatly reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes

Dieting greatly reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes

Test results from 1970s linked to rates of erectile problems 25 years later

Test results from 1970s linked to rates of erectile problems 25 years later

Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer

Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer

Strict dieting can dramatically reduce the risk of heart disease

Strict dieting can dramatically reduce the risk of heart disease

New ways to fight type 2 diabetes

New ways to fight type 2 diabetes

New method that will revolutionize the search for genes

New method that will revolutionize the search for genes

Citrus soda culprit in patient’s medical mystery

Citrus soda culprit in patient’s medical mystery

Liptor helps Alzheimer’s disease

Liptor helps Alzheimer’s disease

Cinnamon's role as an insulin substitute in type II diabetes

Cinnamon's role as an insulin substitute in type II diabetes

Estrogen-alone hormone therapy had no effect on coronary heart disease risk

Estrogen-alone hormone therapy had no effect on coronary heart disease risk