Metabolic Syndrome

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.
What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a condition characterized by the presence diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure. These conditions increase the risk of cardiovascular illnesses such as stroke and heart disease. Individually, diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity can lead to vascular damage, but a combination of these illnesses is particularly dangerous.

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People with metabolic syndrome may be at higher risk for second stroke, death

People with metabolic syndrome may be at higher risk for second stroke, death

Study finds clear association between hemoglobin levels and key cardiovascular traits

Study finds clear association between hemoglobin levels and key cardiovascular traits

Scientists discover drug candidates for treating liver fibrosis among pesticides

Scientists discover drug candidates for treating liver fibrosis among pesticides

Fecal transplant and fiber supplementation can benefit patients with obesity-related metabolic syndrome

Fecal transplant and fiber supplementation can benefit patients with obesity-related metabolic syndrome

Researchers discover a new mechanism controlling satiation

Researchers discover a new mechanism controlling satiation

Statins associated with reduced COVID-19 mortality and decreased need for ventilator support

Statins associated with reduced COVID-19 mortality and decreased need for ventilator support

New cell-penetrating peptide may protect against life-threatening microbial inflammation

New cell-penetrating peptide may protect against life-threatening microbial inflammation

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Tai chi mirrors the beneficial effects of conventional exercise, study shows

Tai chi mirrors the beneficial effects of conventional exercise, study shows

Poor sleep increases risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanics/Latinos

Poor sleep increases risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanics/Latinos

Melatonin prevents kidney damage caused by metabolic complications of obesity

Melatonin prevents kidney damage caused by metabolic complications of obesity

Plant-based food can reduce heart disease risk by 10% research shows

Plant-based food can reduce heart disease risk by 10% research shows

Poor sleep impacts risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanic/Latino adults

Poor sleep impacts risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanic/Latino adults

Decreasing activity of ZMPSTE24 protease with age and comorbidities may make elderly COVID-19 patients vulnerable

Decreasing activity of ZMPSTE24 protease with age and comorbidities may make elderly COVID-19 patients vulnerable

Researchers report promising biotherapeutics for obesity and related medical complications

Researchers report promising biotherapeutics for obesity and related medical complications

Inflammasomes could play an important role in the development of obesity-related colon cancer

Inflammasomes could play an important role in the development of obesity-related colon cancer

Prenatal POP exposure may increase the risk of metabolic disorders in adolescence

Prenatal POP exposure may increase the risk of metabolic disorders in adolescence

Processed diets may promote diseases characterized by low-grade infection and inflammation

Processed diets may promote diseases characterized by low-grade infection and inflammation

Study opens door to new approaches for preventing the development of metabolic diseases

Study opens door to new approaches for preventing the development of metabolic diseases

Lupus patients with lower vitamin D levels more likely to have metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance

Lupus patients with lower vitamin D levels more likely to have metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance