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    1. A Cause of Female Infertility May Up Heart Risk

      April 6, 2005 -- One of the most common causes of female infertility -- polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) -- may raise the risk of heart disease. PCOS is a hormone imbalance that interferes with women's normal ovulation. Nearly 2 million U.S. women could be affected, say doctors from the Medical Coll

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    2. Metabolic Syndrome Rising Among Young Adults

      Jan. 10, 2005 -- Metabolic syndrome, a cluster of abnormalities linked to heart disease and diabetes, is rising among young adults. Metabolic syndrome occurred in 1 out of 10 people in their mid-30s, according to a new study. The findings are reported in the Jan. 10 issue of Archives of Internal Med

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    3. Exercise May Reduce Metabolic Syndrome Risks

      Nov. 15, 2004 -- Staying fit may help reduce some of the risk associated with having a clustering of heart disease and diabetes risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, a new study shows. Researchers found that physical fitness was associated with lower levels of an inflammation marker associated w

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    4. Metabolic Syndrome Can Reduce Mental Function

      Nov. 9, 2004 -- Combine a big belly, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and high blood sugar levels and you have a metabolic mess capable of wreaking havoc on the heart. Now a new study shows that this "metabolic syndrome" can rob you of your memories, too. The dramatic rise in obesity in the U.

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    5. Light Drinking Fights Metabolic Syndrome

      Sept. 5, 2003 -- As if wine aficionados needed another healthy reason to raise their glasses, here's a new one from Greek researchers: A glass or two of wine a day may actually lower a person's risk of metabolic syndrome, a condition that raises the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Resea

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