Any Weight Loss Can Be Healthful, but More Can Be Much Better
Overweight people who lost 5 to 10 percent of their weight lowered their risk for metabolic syndrome by 22 percent. Those who lost 20 percent cut their risk by over 50 percent. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Obesity Weight Diet and Nutrition Cholesterol Blood Pressure Source Type: news

Asthma inhalers found to make women fat while increasing risk of heart disease
(Natural News) Corticosteroids in asthma inhalers could make women fat and increase the risk of metabolic syndrome, a recent study found. Corticosteroids are widely-used anti-inflammatory agents that come in many forms — such as inhalers, nasal sprays, tablets, injections and cream — and are prescribed to ease symptoms of asthma and other respiratory diseases. Metabolic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gender-specific associations between perceived and objective neighbourhood crime and metabolic syndrome - Baldock KL, Paquet C, Howard NJ, Coffee NT, Taylor AW, Daniel M.
Much research has considered the relationship between neighbourhood crime and physical activity, but few studies have assessed clinical outcomes consequent to behaviour, such as cardiometabolic risk. Fewer still have simultaneously assessed perceived and o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Personal Health: How to Minimize Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, all of which have risen to epidemic levels in recent years, are linked to pancreatic cancer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Smoking and Tobacco Pancreas Diabetes Source Type: news

More Cancer Survivors Have Metabolic Syndrome, but Knowledge and Awareness Vary Widely
While over half of survivors had heard of metabolic syndrome, in one-third with the condition, fewer than 10% had been diagnosed; educational strategies may be of benefit. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - July 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Dark chocolate is good for fighting metabolic syndrome, unless you stress about it
(Natural News) Consumption of dark chocolate has been associated with the decrease in risk of cardiometabolic problems. However, a team of researchers found that the efficacy of dark chocolate in this regard may be significantly affected by levels of anxiety. The following study, which was published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, aimed to examine the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Explaining the Link Between an Antipsychotic Medication and Excessive Weight Gain
Researchers have identified a protein in the mouse brain responsible for the metabolic syndrome caused by an antipsychotic medication. (Source: NIDDK News)
Source: NIDDK News - June 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

There's no such thing as "healthy obesity" – scientists say that people who are 30 pounds or more overweight developed metabolic syndrome within 10 years
(Natural News) People who are overweight should lose some weight even if they do not have high blood pressure or any other heart disease risk, according to scientists. This is because a study has found that people who are 30 pounds or more overweight are more likely to develop metabolic syndrome within 10 years. This also... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association Between Thyroid Function and Incidence of MetS Association Between Thyroid Function and Incidence of MetS
Are serum TH levels predictive for the development of metabolic syndrome in adults?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

The association of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder with the metabolic syndrome in a multi-ethnic cohort: the HELIUS study - van Leijden MJ, Penninx BWJH, Agyemang C, Olff M, Adriaanse MC, Snijder MB.
PURPOSE: Depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be linked to the metabolic syndrome (MetS).  Consistency of this association across ethnic groups and the influence of comorbidity of depression/PTSD were examined. METHODS: Cross-sec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Metabolic Challenges in Mental Health Metabolic Challenges in Mental Health
This review examines potential adverse metabolic side effects associated with antipsychotic drugs, which can lead to an increased risk of metabolic syndrome in patients with serious mental illness.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Testosterone and All-Cause Mortality in Older Men Testosterone and All-Cause Mortality in Older Men
Is there an association between testosterone and mortality risk among older men -- and might the presence of metabolic syndrome play a role?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

13 Ways Being a Night Owl Could Hurt Your Health
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime sleep Source Type: news

Study: Low vitamin D levels could be the reason why more than HALF of postmenopausal women have a metabolic syndrome
(Natural News) According to a new study, low vitamin D levels could be the reason why over 50 percent of postmenopausal women have a metabolic syndrome. The study, published in the journal Maturitas, found a strong link between the lack of vitamin D and metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women. Metabolic syndrome is a set of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metabolically Healthy Obesity Will Likely Become Unhealthy: MESA Metabolically Healthy Obesity Will Likely Become Unhealthy: MESA
It's probably just a matter of time before the obese without the metabolic syndrome develop it along with the associated CV risk, a longitudinal cohort study suggests. But perhaps its onset can be delayed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Metabolic Syndrome Common With Chronic Hep B Infection
TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 -- Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is prevalent among patients with chronic hepatitis B (HBV) infection, according to a study published online March 29 in Diabetes Care. Mandana Khalili, M.D., from the University of California, San... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Artificial sweeteners linked to metabolic syndrome; increases diabetes risk by up to 500%
(Natural News) Have you ever noticed how many overweight people drink diet soda or add low calorie sweeteners to their tea and coffee? Corporate propaganda tells overweight and obese people who are trying hard to lose weight – or who at the very least are trying not to gain more weight – that artificial sweeteners... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metabolic Syndrome Common in Patients With Lupus
TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 -- As with the general population, metabolic syndrome (MetS) is common among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to a study published online April 3 in the International Journal of Rheumatic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Inhibition is associated with metabolic syndrome and depression through inflammation - Murdock KW, LeRoy AS, Fagundes CP.
Inhibition is the ability to stop one's self from responding, or paying attention, to tempting/distracting stimuli or thoughts. Those with poor inhibition are at greater risk of depression and a variety of diseases of older adulthood than those with better... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Vitamin D Linked to Metabolic Syndrome in Postmenopausal Women Vitamin D Linked to Metabolic Syndrome in Postmenopausal Women
Postmenopausal women with cardiovascular disease and low vitamin D levels had an increased risk for metabolic syndrome, high triglycerides, and low HDL.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of metabolic syndrome in older women
According to a study, published inMaturitas, postmenopausal women with vitamn D deficiency have a higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome and  of having high cholesterol.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 28, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Metabolic syndrome, leaky guts, and infection
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - March 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ash, C. Tags: Immunology, Physiology twis Source Type: news

Anakinra Boosts Testosterone Levels in Obese Hypogonadal Men Anakinra Boosts Testosterone Levels in Obese Hypogonadal Men
Targeting chronic inflammation may be a novel approach to treating hypogonadism and possibly reducing cardiovascular risk in men with metabolic syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Vitamin D might be key to syndrome affecting half of women aged 50 or plus
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Research with postmenopausal women, found a 57.8 percent rate of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among women presenting vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency. MetS affects half of United States' female population above the age of 50 and increases the risks of heart diseases and diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Men with low sperm counts are at increased risk of illnesses
Men who have low sperm counts are at a 20 percent greater risk of developing illnesses like diabetes and heart disease, according to an Italian study linking infertility to metabolic syndrome symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Low-calorie sweeteners may promote metabolic syndrome
New research now suggests that low-calorie sweeteners may actually help to increase fat formulation and lead to metabolic syndrome. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Consuming low-calorie sweeteners may predispose overweight individuals to diabetes
(The Endocrine Society) Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome and predispose people to prediabetes and diabetes, particularly in individuals with obesity, a new study on human fat-derived stem cells and fat samples suggests. The research results will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Obesity and health problems: New research on a safeguard mechanism
(University of Montreal) Obesity and its negative impacts on health -- including metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular complications -- are a global pandemic. Researchers at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital in Montreal shed light on a safeguard mechanism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

More Coffee May Up Metabolic Syndrome Risk in Type 1 Diabetes More Coffee May Up Metabolic Syndrome Risk in Type 1 Diabetes
In contrast to previous observations in the general population, increased coffee consumption was associated with a higher odds of metabolic syndrome in people with type 1 diabetes in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Study suggests new strategy against vascular disease in diabetes
(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) A peptide called S597, given to mice with metabolic syndrome, reduced their high blood sugar levels and slowed the growth of lesions in their blood vessel walls. It appears to do so by keeping the production of inflammatory white cells in check. The finding suggest a new approach to explore in research to reduce the high risk of heart attack and stroke in people with diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudden Hearing Loss Recovery Hampered by Metabolic Syndrome
(MedPage Today) -- Hitting more factors for MetS tied with lower recovery rates (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Long-term Yoga May Reduce Inflammation in Metabolic Syndrome Long-term Yoga May Reduce Inflammation in Metabolic Syndrome
Yoga may be an effective lifestyle intervention to reduce chronic inflammation by acting on adipokines in people with high-normal blood pressure and metabolic syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How yoga can help to manage metabolic syndrome
A new study explains the mechanism through which 1 year of yoga training benefits adults with metabolic syndrome and raised blood pressure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Yoga benefits patients with metabolic syndrome
(Wiley) In a recent Scandinavian Journal of Medicine& Science in Sports study, one year of yoga training decreased pro-inflammatory adipokines and increased an anti-inflammatory adipokine in adults with metabolic syndrome and high-normal blood pressure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Beer compounds may help to treat metabolic syndrome
Xanthohumol — a compound found in beer — and two of its hydrogenated derivatives may be beneficial for people with metabolic syndrome, say researchers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Metabolic syndrome affects the efficacy of antidepressant drugs
According to a study, published in theJournal of the American Geriatrics Society, older adults with metabolic syndrome don't respond as quickly to antidepressant medications and experience greater severity in their symptoms.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Even Obese Breast Cancer Survivors May Cut Heart Disease Risk With Exercise Even Obese Breast Cancer Survivors May Cut Heart Disease Risk With Exercise
Exercise can help overweight and obese breast cancer survivors reverse metabolic syndrome, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Calf Circumference May Help Pinpoint CV Risk in People With Metabolic Syndrome Calf Circumference May Help Pinpoint CV Risk in People With Metabolic Syndrome
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Even obese breast cancer survivors may cut heart disease risk with exercise
(Reuters Health) - Exercise can help overweight and obese breast cancer survivors reverse what ’s known as metabolic syndrome - a cluster of conditions like high blood pressure and elevated blood sugar that raise risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes - a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome Ups Risk of Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Following radical prostatectomy, higher BMI increases risk of recurrence for prostate cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Air pollution linked to irregular menstrual cycles
This study is the first to show that exposure to air pollution among teen girls (ages 14-18) is associated with slightly increased chances of menstrual irregularity and longer time to achieve such regularity in high school and early adulthood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dietary fiber protects against obesity and metabolic syndrome, study finds
(Georgia State University) Consumption of dietary fiber can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and adverse changes in the intestine by promoting growth of 'good' bacteria in the colon, according to a study led by Georgia State University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Inactivity linked to metabolic syndrome, independently of BMI
A study inPLOS One reports that exercise may help reduce the risk of developing metabolic syndrome, independently of body mass index. MedPage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Exercise Key for Staving Off Metabolic Syndrome
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits of physical activity seen across BMI levels (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Whole body vibration exercises found to increase circulation, providing effects similar to physical activity
(Natural News) Exercise and diet have been getting a lot of attention lately for their ability to help those with diabetes and metabolic syndrome as people grow increasingly wary of the dangerous drugs that are often prescribed for these conditions. However, there is one type of exercise in particular that is often overlooked that can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older adults with metabolic syndrome may be more resistant to depression treatments
(American Geriatrics Society) Researchers suspect that having Metabolic Syndrome makes it harder for older adults to respond to therapies for depression. (Metabolic Syndrome is a mix of conditions like increased blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol levels). In a new, first of its kind study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers examined whether Metabolic Syndrome in depressed older adults affects their response to antidepressant treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blepharitis May Portend Metabolic Syndrome Blepharitis May Portend Metabolic Syndrome
Blepharitis may serve as an early sign of metabolic syndrome (MetS), according to a population-based study from Taiwan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Men with scrotum condition have raised heart attack risk
A link was found with men who suffer symptoms from enlarged veins in scrotal sack and vascular disease and metabolic syndrome. Stanford University researchers in California studied 77 million men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In addition to preventing cancer, vitamin D now found to prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis, too
(Natural News) The wonders of vitamin D never cease to amaze. Its ability to help prevent cancer has already been established, and we also know it’s great for fighting off depression and metabolic syndrome and improving your overall health. Get ready to add another superpower to this vitamin’s list: A new study has shown that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Eating Slowly This Thanksgiving Will Improve Your Long Term Health
As you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner to partake of turkey with all the trimmings, it ’s best to eat slowly. The risk includes not only weight gain, and elevated blood sugar, but your odds of developing metabolic syndrome, which can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news