News tagged with syndrome

BMI thresholds predict metabolic syndrome in teens

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and FITNESSGRAM (FGram) body mass index (BMI) thresholds are predictive of metabolic syndrome in U.S. adolescents, according to a study published ...

Jan 29, 2014
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Study provides clearer picture of cancer risk

(Medical Xpress)—A University of Vermont researcher has helped to develop a more accurate way of studying genetic changes to identify people at high risk for colon and other cancers. The findings are published in Nature Ge ...

Jan 27, 2014
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Weight loss leads to fertility hope

(Medical Xpress)—Good advice, one-on-one guidance and personal motivation got 24-year-old Kristina Colson where she needed to be—25 pounds lighter and with reduced symptoms of her polycystic ovarian syndrome ...

Jan 24, 2014
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