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eMedTV Anatomy A-Z
High Density Lipoprotein - Lewy Body
This page contains links to eMedTV Anatomy containing information on subjects from High Density Lipoprotein to Lewy Body. 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
Some studies show that cracking joints doesn't cause any harm. But as this eMedTV article explains, you should see a healthcare provider if the cracking causes pain. This page describes in detail what makes joints pop or crack.
- Kidneys (Health Channel Home)
The kidneys perform several important functions in the body, including removing waste through the urine. This eMedTV health channel contains articles that explain not only how the kidneys function, but also the diseases that can affect them.
- Kidneys (Overview Article)
This section of the eMedTV library explores the link between high blood pressure and kidney problems. Renal failure is a common result of hypertension, and the kidneys of some people are particularly susceptible.
LDL, also known as "bad" cholesterol, is a substance used to transport cholesterol throughout the body. This eMedTV page explains how too much of this cholesterol in the blood can build up on artery walls and lead to problems, like a heart attack.