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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Study explores link between dynamic changes in metabolic syndrome and risk of gout

Study explores link between dynamic changes in metabolic syndrome and risk of gout

Low-calorie sweetener does not seem to increase cancer risk in US adults

Low-calorie sweetener does not seem to increase cancer risk in US adults

Eating more foods with higher Food Compass scores lunked to better long-term health outcomes

Eating more foods with higher Food Compass scores lunked to better long-term health outcomes

Genetic background plays a role in regulating the metabolism of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids

Genetic background plays a role in regulating the metabolism of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids

Why we should all eat Kimchi and other Korean fermented foods

Why we should all eat Kimchi and other Korean fermented foods

Polyphenols in Mediterranean diet may modulate COVID-19 inflammation

Polyphenols in Mediterranean diet may modulate COVID-19 inflammation

Mercury exposure during pregnancy could boost growth rates of fetus and infant

Mercury exposure during pregnancy could boost growth rates of fetus and infant

Mother's exposure to air pollution and psychological stress may disrupt fetal growth

Mother's exposure to air pollution and psychological stress may disrupt fetal growth

Low aerobic fitness is not a risk factor for metabolic syndrome in children

Low aerobic fitness is not a risk factor for metabolic syndrome in children

Study shows increased risks of death in offspring born to mothers with hypertensive disorder of pregnancy

Study shows increased risks of death in offspring born to mothers with hypertensive disorder of pregnancy

Does skin inflammation exacerbate COVID-19?

Does skin inflammation exacerbate COVID-19?

What is the association between maternal weight status and the composition of the milk microbiome?

What is the association between maternal weight status and the composition of the milk microbiome?

Enzyme found to play a crucial role in guiding cellular response to stress

Enzyme found to play a crucial role in guiding cellular response to stress

Poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production, research shows

Poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production, research shows

Vitamin supplements can benefit cystic fibrosis patients, study suggests

Vitamin supplements can benefit cystic fibrosis patients, study suggests

How the gut microbiome could affect COVID-19 severity

How the gut microbiome could affect COVID-19 severity

Regular marijuana use may increase the risk of overactive bladder

Regular marijuana use may increase the risk of overactive bladder

Metabolic differences between early birds and night owls could help predict diabetes, heart disease risk

Metabolic differences between early birds and night owls could help predict diabetes, heart disease risk

Early risers may have lower risk of diabetes and heart disease than late risers

Early risers may have lower risk of diabetes and heart disease than late risers

Cutting protein intake can help control obesity, diabetes and hypertension

Cutting protein intake can help control obesity, diabetes and hypertension