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eMedTV Anatomy A-Z
Cell Phones - Cortisol
This page contains links to eMedTV Anatomy containing information on subjects from Cell Phones to Cortisol. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Anatomy
- Cell Phones
Of the potential cell phone health risks, brain cancer is not one of them. This eMedTV page debunks common myths regarding cell phones and explains how the greatest health risks are due to the increased risk of car accidents while using cell phones.
- Cholesterol (Health Channel Home)
Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance necessary for body functions like digestion and the production of hormones. This eMedTV resource discusses where cholesterol comes from, its link to heart disease, healthy cholesterol levels, and foods to avoid.
- Cholesterol (Overview Article)
Cholesterol, found in every cell in your body, is needed to hold cells together, among other things. This eMedTV article explains the types of cholesterol and how too much in your blood can increase your risk of developing heart disease.
The colon is a tube that connects the rectum and anus to the small intestine and absorbs certain nutrients. This eMedTV Web page discusses the function of the colon in more detail and explains its role as part of the digestive system.
There is a relationship between Cushing's and cortisol. As explained in this eMedTV segment, exposure to an excess of cortisol for an extended period can lead to Cushing's syndrome. This article discusses cortisol and Cushing's syndrome.