Lifting weights for just five minutes can slash stroke and heart attack risk
Pumping iron for just a few minutes cuts the likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome, say researchers from Iowa State University who studied nearly 13,000 adults. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- For patients with prediabetes who are randomly assigned to interventions, changes in risk indicators of metabolic syndrome (MetS) severity are associated with the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New way to monitor diabetes and other metabolic disorders
EU-funded researchers have developed computer models that accurately predict and monitor the progression of metabolic syndrome and its associated diseases. This advance may result in new therapies for diabetes, hyperlipidemia, liver disease and more. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 13, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Nonfunctioning Adrenal Incidentaloma Nonfunctioning Adrenal Incidentaloma
How often does metabolic syndrome occur in patients with nonfunctioning adrenal incidentaloma?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

A hypocaloric Mediterranean diet and daily exercise maintain weight loss
(Universitat Rovira i Virgili) Following a Mediterranean diet low in calories and engaging daily physical activity have proved to reduce body weight and cardiovascular risk in patients with overweight and metabolic syndrome, and to maintain these benefits after one year. These are the main findings of the PREDIMED-Plus trial, which have studied more than 600 patients aged between 55 and 75 years old with obesity or overweight and metabolic syndrome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Physical activity lowers diabetes risk in women during perimenopause
Research, published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, suggests that increased physical activity and a lower calorie diet can lower the risk of diabetes and metabolic syndrome in women transitioning to menopause.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Metabolic Syndrome Highly Prevalent Even in Very Young Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Over 25% of 6-year-olds had at least one risk factor in study (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Value-added electrodiagnostics: targeting interventions for fall risk reduction - Hearn SL, Richardson JK.
Walking confers numerous health benefits, particularly for middle-aged and older patients with diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Nevertheless, it brings a risk of injurious falls, especially among populations with diabetes and metabolic syndrome-related dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

NIH awards Steve Farber $3.3-million to identify medicines for cardiovascular disease
(Carnegie Institution for Science) Carnegie's Department of Embryology scientist Steven Farber and team have been awarded a 5-year $3.3-million NIH grant to identify novel pharmaceuticals for combatting a host of diseases associated with altered levels of lipoproteins like LDL ('bad cholesterol'). Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, fatty liver disease, and metabolic syndrome have all been linked to changes in plasma lipoproteins. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reduce the effects of a high-fat diet with agrimony
(Natural News) Research has shown that the agrimony (Agrimonia pilosa), a flowering plant endemic to East Asia, can be used to treat obesity-related insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome brought about a high-fat diet. In the study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, South Korea’s Rural Development Administration, together with researchers from Seoul Women’s University, looked at whether agrimony... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tarragon supplements may make healthy women gain weight
(Louisiana State University) Russian tarragon and bitter melon supplements may be less helpful for women than men when it comes to combating metabolic syndrome, whose symptoms include high blood sugar, high blood pressure and excess fat around the waist.A study published in the journal Biology of Sex Differences found that female mice on a high-fat diet given supplements of Russian tarragon gained more weight and body fat than the mice that just ate a high-fat diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

MedAutonomic implants device to treat metabolic syndrome
  (Image courtesy of MedAutonomic) MedAutonomic said today it has successfully implanted a brain neuromodulation device, the Phoenix, into the stomach wall of a human through an innovative digestive endoscopic procedure. Powered without a battery, the Phoenix sends signals to the limbic system to reset an imbalance in the autonomic nervous system to treat metabolic syndrome and functional diseases such as type-2 diabetes, hypertension, and gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a company statement. The company developed a piezoelectric energy harvesting system (PEHS) to power the Phoenix.  The PEHS is...
Source: Mass Device - September 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Bioelectronic Medicine Biotech Blog Diabetes Implants Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Research & Development medautonomic Source Type: news

Hypertensive? Researchers discover that fermented rice bran can reduce your risk of developing metabolic syndrome
(Natural News) People who are at risk of getting a metabolic syndrome could add fermented rice bran in their diet. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has revealed that eating fermented rice bran could lower the risk of developing the condition. This could be greatly beneficial for those who are at risk... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Robots and Surgery; Alcohol and Death: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include Parkinson's disease and metabolic syndrome, lorcaserin and heart problems, the global burden of alcohol related disease, and robotic surgery costs. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Case study: Integrated use of yoga and naturopathy found to effectively manage metabolic syndrome, improve quality of life
(Natural News) An interesting case study detailed the application of integrated yoga and naturopathy (IYN) in managing metabolic syndrome (MetS) of an obese individual. The patient showed significant improvements in MetS-related parameters after a six-week therapy session involving customized treatment. This outcome suggests that it is not only possible to integrate yoga and naturopathy together,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could a natural sugar protect against diabetes?
In a mouse study, a natural sugar was found to reverse some of the changes seen in metabolic syndrome. These are early but fascinating results. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Amgen To Present Robust Data Exploring The Impact Of Treatment With Repatha ® (evolocumab) Across Patient Subgroups And High-Risk Populations At ESC Congress 2018
New Research Evaluates the Benefit of LDL-C Lowering With Repatha Across Gender and Age Data Assesses the Financial Burden for Patients in Europe With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced the upcoming presentation of new Repatha® (evolocumab) analyses, including a late-breaking study evaluating the efficacy of Repatha in patients with metabolic syndrome and established cardiovascular disease at the ESC Congress 2018, organized by the European Society of Cardiology, in Munich, Aug. 25-29. Six abstracts, including ...
Source: Amgen News Release - August 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Avocados protect you from diabetes by regulating your cholesterol levels
(Natural News) The consumption of avocados has been established to provide various health benefits. However, recent research discovered that eating avocado can also prevent and treat the detrimental effects of metabolic syndrome. The study, which was carried out by researchers at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Iran, focused on the benefits of avocado on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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