cholesterol cholesterol  /kə ˈlɛ stə ˌrɔl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues

Usage(s):

  1. Without cholesterol, your body couldn't function.
  2. An experimental drug no one expected to work is surprisingly effective at rooting out cholesterol.

News

  1. Advice on how to keep your cholesterol levels low

    This week is National Men`s Health Week! High cholesterol is dangerous and contributes to heart disease, the leading cause of death in men. Men`s Health contributor and sports nutritionist Dr. Chris Mohr joined the FOX43 morning team with advice on …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

  2. New drug helps lower out of control bad cholesterol

    For some people no matter what they do, their bad cholesterol numbers skyrocket. Now, a drug that’s just hit the market could help bring it back down to earth.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

  3. Cholesterol drugs may cause muscle pain

    Cholesterol-lowering drugs could be tied to more muscle problems than researchers previously believed, a new study hints. Researchers compared two groups of similar people enrolled in military health insurance and found those taking a statin were about 10 percent more …
    on June 6, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

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Quotes

  1. "You try to do all the right things," said Levi, who turned 58 in February. "I walk, I don't smoke, I don't drink, my blood pressure was good, my cholesterol was good. When he told me I had a heart attack, I almost collapsed. I still can't...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Wayne Levi Source: CBC.ca

  2. "I am troubled to learn that after careful analysis of the ENHANCE results, medical experts are now calling Vytorin the cholesterol fighter of last resort," Grassley wrote Monday in a letter to the chief executives of Merck and Schering-Plough.
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: Charles Grassley Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "I wasn't just on THG, EPO and HGH, but testosterone to help with sleep and reduce cholesterol," Chambers writes in the second installment published Tuesday in the Daily Mail. "I was also injecting insulin, three units into the lower part of...
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Dwain Chambers Source: International Herald Tribune

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