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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.
Afro-Americans with high blood pressure have double the risk of enlarged heart

Afro-Americans with high blood pressure have double the risk of enlarged heart

Study shows Chromium Picolinate and Biotin Combination significantly lowers coronary risk factors in people with Type 2 Diabetes

Study shows Chromium Picolinate and Biotin Combination significantly lowers coronary risk factors in people with Type 2 Diabetes

Pfizer targets five internet sites for selling an unapproved copy of Pfizer's top selling cholesterol medicine, Lipitor

Pfizer targets five internet sites for selling an unapproved copy of Pfizer's top selling cholesterol medicine, Lipitor

Study suggests that the vitamins, such as E, C, and beta carotene, could raise bad form of cholesterol

Study suggests that the vitamins, such as E, C, and beta carotene, could raise bad form of cholesterol

New research could reduce risk of strokes in younger people

New research could reduce risk of strokes in younger people

Addition of insulin sensitizer provides lipid benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes

Addition of insulin sensitizer provides lipid benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes

Long term soy diet can make a monkey agro'

Long term soy diet can make a monkey agro'

Latest research on obesity, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy to be presented

Latest research on obesity, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy to be presented

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