Metabolic Syndrome News & Features
Twins Study Shows Exercise Altering How Genes Behave
- What’s the Best Exercise for Blood Sugar?
July 29, 2022 — All physical activity is good, but different types can affect your blood sugar in different ways. What will work best for you?
- Metabolic Syndrome Ups Odds of ARDS, Death in COVID-19
January 3, 2022 — Researchers found that people with metabolic syndrome were associated with an increased risk for intensive care unit (ICU) admission with COVID.
- Wolfing Down Food Could Be A Killer
November 14, 2017 — Research shows taking it slow when eating is better for your health.
- Brown Fat Transplants May Spur Weight Loss
December 6, 2012 — Mice given brown fat transplants lose weight and avoid the kinds of metabolic changes that lead to type 2 diabetes, even on high-fat diets, a new study shows.
- Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Memory Loss
February 2, 2011 — Older people with large waistlines, high blood pressure, and other risk factors for a condition called metabolic syndrome may be at greater peril for experiencing memory loss, a new French study suggests.
- Fish Oil Improves Metabolic Syndrome
August 18, 2010 — Eating diets containing omega-3 fish oil or healthy monounsaturated fats found in oils such as olive and canola may be beneficial for people with metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors known to increase risk for heart attack and diabetes.
- Many in U.S. Have at Least 1 Heart Risk Factor
April 26, 2010 — Nearly half of the U.S. population has at least one of three diagnosed or undiagnosed chronic conditions -- high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes -- all major risk factors for heart disease.
- Breastfeeding May Reduce Diabetes Risk
December 3, 2009 — Breastfeeding was shown to significantly lower a woman’s risk for developing metabolic syndrome in a study reported today by researchers with Kaiser Permanente.
- Kudzu May Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome
August 28, 2009 — Kudzu root extract may have potential for curbing symptoms of metabolic syndrome, according to kudzu supplement study done on rats.
- Fresh Take on Fructose vs. Glucose
April 21, 2009 — New research shows big differences in how the simple sugars fructose and glucose are metabolized by the body.
- Metabolic Syndrome? Nuts!
December 8, 2008 — High-heart-risk older adults who add 2 tablespoons per day of mixed nuts to the Mediterranean diet can reverse their metabolic syndrome, even though they don't lose weight.
- Hard Exercise Curbs Metabolic Syndrome
July 7, 2008 — Metabolic syndrome, which makes diabetes and heart disease more likely, may be curbed by aerobic interval training, a Norwegian study shows.
- New Debate on Some Blood Pressure Drugs
January 28, 2008 — Researchers say a new analysis questions the preferred use of certain blood pressure medications over diuretics in people with metabolic syndrome.
- Western Diet Ups Heart, Diabetes Risk
January 22, 2008 — Indulging in a typical Western diet of burgers, fries, and diet soda boosts your risk of getting heart disease and diabetes, a study shows.
- Metabolic Syndrome: How Much Exercise?
December 17, 2007 — Moderate exercise, done consistently, can curb symptoms of metabolic syndrome in overweight, inactive adults, Duke University experts report.
- 1 Daily Soda May Boost Heart Disease
July 23, 2007 — Both diet and regular sodas may increase risk factors for heart disease, new research suggests.
- Metabolic Syndrome: The Silent Epidemic
September 26, 2006 — Call it a silent epidemic. An estimated one in four adults is afflicted with the condition known as metabolic syndrome, and many of them don't even know it.
- Metabolic Syndrome Hurts Heart
May 22, 2006 — People who have a cluster of common medical conditions may be nearly twice as likely to develop heart failure by middle age.
- Metabolic Syndrome Skyrocketing
March 14, 2006 — There's an alarming rise in the number of people with the constellation of heart-disease risk factors known as the metabolic syndrome,
- More Dairy, Less Metabolic Syndrome?
November 17, 2005 — Dairy products may ward off metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors that makes a person at greater risk for diabetes and heart disease, French researchers report.
- Metabolic Syndrome: Growing Health Threat
September 12, 2005 — A cluster of obesity-related health risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, which dramatically raises the risk of heart disease and diabetes, poses a growing threat to the health of Americans and requires more aggressive treatment.
- Metabolic Syndrome Found in Many Young Kids
June 2, 2005 — Health experts are warning that many others may be heading in that direction, courtesy of metabolic syndrome -- a group of risk factors that have been shown to raise the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
- 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.
- Metabolic Syndrome Rising Among Young Adults
January 10, 2005 — Metabolic syndrome, a cluster of abnormalities linked to heart disease and diabetes, is rising among young adults.
- Exercise May Reduce Metabolic Syndrome Risks
November 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 suggests.
- Metabolic Syndrome Can Reduce Mental Function
November 9, 2004 — A new study shows that metabolic syndrome can rob you of your memories, too.
- Light Drinking Fights Metabolic Syndrome
September 5, 2003 — A glass of wine daily prevents metabolic syndrome, but more than two glasses increases your risk.