Examples of cholesterol in a Sentence
Did your doctor check your cholesterol?
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And The People’s Pharmacy discusses lowering cholesterol with red yeast rice, and the uses of gentian violet for fingers and toenails.
Previous studies have linked similar risk factors responsible for contributing to heart disease to erectile dysfunction as well, including obesity, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol lack of physical activity and smoking.
For breakfast, Makahiki guests can try loco moco, a Hawaiian specialty that includes a mini hamburger served on white rice and topped with a poached egg and brown gravy (somebody alert the cholesterol police).
Those risk factors are: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, a diagnosis of diabetes or a family history of diabetes, a body-mass index of 30 or higher, a fatty liver or a family history of liver disease.
According to the report, in 2013 about 45 percent of children and 69 percent of adults in the city were overweight or obese, putting them at greater risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and high cholesterol.
Blockbusters including penicillin and statins, which lower cholesterol, came from fungi.
If more generic manufacturers enter the market, the price could tumble more and Vagifem could become an inexpensive drug like many cholesterol or blood pressure medicines.
Fungi are the basis for many drugs, including the antibiotic penicillin, the immunosuppressant cyclosporine and the cholesterol buster lovastatin, so Blanchette wondered if these Antarctic species might produce any useful molecules.
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CHOLESTEROL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cholesterol for English Language Learners
: a substance that is found in the bodies of people and animals
medical Definition of cholesterol
- Cholesterol is a lipid present in the cell membrane and subcellular organelles of tissues throughout the body. … In addition, cholesterol serves as the building block for all steroid hormones including cortisol, aldosterone, estrogen, and testosterone.
- —Sarah de Ferranti and David S. Ludwig, The New England Journal of Medicine, 25 Sept. 2008
- … the drug reduces the production of cholesterol in the liver, decreasing the amount of artery-clogging cholesterol circulating in the bloodstream.
- —Newsweek, 8 Dec. 1986
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