News tagged with insulin resistance

Pot smoking linked to some metabolic changes

(HealthDay)—Regularly smoking pot is associated with visceral adiposity and adipose tissue insulin resistance, but not other metabolic changes such as impaired β-cell function or hepatic steatosis, according ...

Apr 19, 2013
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Activated carotid bodies key in metabolic disruption

(HealthDay)—Activation of carotid bodies (CB) by insulin may account for increased sympathoadrenal activity that results in insulin resistance (IR) and arterial hypertension, according to an experimental ...

Apr 17, 2013
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Studies tie stress from storms, war to heart risks

Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, New Orleans residents six years after Hurricane Katrina and Greeks struggling through ...

Mar 10, 2013
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