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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Can melatonin help prevent severe COVID-19?

Can melatonin help prevent severe COVID-19?

‘Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' can help standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting

‘Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' can help standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting

Multidisciplinary research sheds new light on reaction mechanisms in cellular processes

Multidisciplinary research sheds new light on reaction mechanisms in cellular processes

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Psychological assessment needed for pregnant women to reduce stress during COVID-19

Psychological assessment needed for pregnant women to reduce stress during COVID-19

Study identifies new factor that offers potential strategy for treating obesity

Study identifies new factor that offers potential strategy for treating obesity

Lower dairy intake may be beneficial for people with metabolic syndrome

Lower dairy intake may be beneficial for people with metabolic syndrome

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Study finds diabetes epidemic among Xavante indigenous community in Central Brazil

Study finds diabetes epidemic among Xavante indigenous community in Central Brazil

HBCUs offer pronounced benefits for African Americans

HBCUs offer pronounced benefits for African Americans

NMR Metabolomics as Novel Screening Tool for New-borns (For Research Only)

NMR Metabolomics as Novel Screening Tool for New-borns (For Research Only)

Sleep disorders common during COVID-19 pandemic

Sleep disorders common during COVID-19 pandemic

Black young adults pay a higher price to achieve prosperity

Black young adults pay a higher price to achieve prosperity

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

Gut Microbiome Health Index distinguishes between healthy and diseased microbiome

Gut Microbiome Health Index distinguishes between healthy and diseased microbiome

Study shows fatty liver disease is a significant risk factor for COVID-19 hospitalization

Study shows fatty liver disease is a significant risk factor for COVID-19 hospitalization

Obesity ups COVID-19 death risk by 48 percent

Obesity ups COVID-19 death risk by 48 percent

Metabolic syndrome increases the odds of mortality for COVID-19 patients

Metabolic syndrome increases the odds of mortality for COVID-19 patients

Online calculator predicts patients’ risk for ischemic stroke

Online calculator predicts patients’ risk for ischemic stroke

Obese pregnant women have greater risk of early and late-onset hypertensive disorders

Obese pregnant women have greater risk of early and late-onset hypertensive disorders