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Metabolic syndrome is a clustering of abnormalities that includes obesity, hyperglycemia, high blood pressure, and atherogenic dyslipidemia. Advances in scientific knowledge, the increasing prevalence of obesity, and the disorder's role in contributing to cardiovascular disease and diabetes are fueling interest in metabolic syndrome.
Study finds 'alarmingly low' prevalence of metabolic health in American adults

Study finds 'alarmingly low' prevalence of metabolic health in American adults

New findings provide clues about neural circuitries that facilitate or undermine adaptation

New findings provide clues about neural circuitries that facilitate or undermine adaptation

Prevalence of metabolic health found to be very low among American adults

Prevalence of metabolic health found to be very low among American adults

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Inexpensive and effective drug does not reduce major adverse cardiovascular event rates

Inexpensive and effective drug does not reduce major adverse cardiovascular event rates

Energy drinks narrow blood vessels within 90 minutes of intake

Energy drinks narrow blood vessels within 90 minutes of intake

Forced expression of a natural protein reduces fat in mice by a third

Forced expression of a natural protein reduces fat in mice by a third

Natural protein may offer novel therapy to reverse disorders associated with metabolic syndrome

Natural protein may offer novel therapy to reverse disorders associated with metabolic syndrome

Study examines factors associated with fasting hyperglucagonemia in type 2 diabetes

Study examines factors associated with fasting hyperglucagonemia in type 2 diabetes

Many healthy children may have metabolic risk factors, finds study

Many healthy children may have metabolic risk factors, finds study

Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia

Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia

Obesity associated with higher risk of early-onset colorectal cancer

Obesity associated with higher risk of early-onset colorectal cancer

Carnegie scientist awarded NIH grant to identify novel medicines for cardiovascular disease

Carnegie scientist awarded NIH grant to identify novel medicines for cardiovascular disease

Tarragon and bitter melon supplements may be less helpful for women than men

Tarragon and bitter melon supplements may be less helpful for women than men

Vegetable hormone helps reverse brain alterations caused by high-fat diets, obesity

Vegetable hormone helps reverse brain alterations caused by high-fat diets, obesity

Patients report troubling health issues even up to two years after arthroscopic hip surgery

Patients report troubling health issues even up to two years after arthroscopic hip surgery

BMI screening tool often fails to identify preschoolers with excess stomach fat

BMI screening tool often fails to identify preschoolers with excess stomach fat

Study explores link between genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's and cardiometabolic risk factors

Study explores link between genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's and cardiometabolic risk factors

Novel method achieves accurate and precise temperature estimation in fat-containing tissues

Novel method achieves accurate and precise temperature estimation in fat-containing tissues

Pear-shaped body is healthier than apple shape

Pear-shaped body is healthier than apple shape