News tagged with metabolic disease
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Consuming grapes may help protect against organ damage associated with the progression of metabolic syndrome, according to research presented Monday at the Experimental Biology conference in Boston. Natural components found ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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 ...
Diabetes Apr 19, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2
According to a study published in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, a baseline adherence to a Mediterranean diet (MeDiet) is associated with a lower risk of hyperuricemia, defined as a s ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Even people who are slightly obese could be candidates for weight-loss surgery under new guidelines released by three U.S. medical groups.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Data from a new study of British adults suggest that adherence to a "Western-style" diet (fried and sweet food, processed and red meat, refined grains, and high-fat dairy products) reduces a person's likelihood of achieving ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Obesity, heart disease, and high blood pressure (hypertension) are all related, but understanding the molecular pathways that underlie cause and effect is complicated.
Medical research Apr 11, 2013 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have identified a host of small molecules critical to metabolism in cells of triple-negative breast cancer—one of the least understood groups of breast cancer. These molecules, called ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A daily dose of fish oil may be good for a healthier heart in overweight, middle-aged men, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of researchers, led by Marc Freeman, PhD, an early career scientist with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and associate professor of neurobiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered ...
Genetics Apr 08, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The relationship between obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome may be exaggerated, likely because the women who actively seek care for the condition tend to be heavier than those identified through screening ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers in the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have challenged a long-held belief that whitening of skeletal muscle in diabetes is harmful.
Medical research Apr 07, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Many recent studies have suggested that obesity is associated with chronic inflammation in fat tissues. Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have discovered that an ...
Inflammatory disorders Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study raises the intriguing possibility that drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, a blinding eye disease.
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A widely prescribed type 2 diabetes drug slows down the ageing process by mimicking the effects of dieting, according to a study published today using worms to investigate how the drug works.
Medical research Mar 28, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Inflammation is the body's normal response to injury. While it may be a natural defense system, it can lead to disease development if it becomes chronic. A University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) expert ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 26, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0