Metabolic syndrome associated with cognitive decline in elderly persons

668 participants who had the metabolic syndrome and low inflammation did not show an increased likelihood of impairment. Also, those with the metabolic syndrome and high inflammation had greater four-year decline in cognitive testing scores than those without the metabolic syndrome, while those with the metabolic syndrome and low inflammation did not.

"To our knowledge, this is the first study to document that the metabolic syndrome is associated with poor cognitive outcomes," the researchers write. "Future studies will need to address whether preventing the metabolic syndrome or lowering inflammation prevents cognitive impairment in elderly individuals."


Contact: Jennifer O'Brien
JAMA and Archives Journals

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Metabolic footprint may be new measure of obesity risk in kids
2. Metabolic syndrome, not BMI, predicts future cardiovascular risk in obese women, study finds
3. Metabolic syndrome predicts heart risk in women with coronary artery disease, study finds
4. Metabolic syndrome may be an important link to stroke
5. Metabolic syndrome strongly linked to heart attack and stroke
6. Assessing obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in snorers
7. New study tests amitriptyline for painful bladder syndrome
8. Broken heart syndrome: Real, potentially deadly but recovery quick
9. Optimal treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
10. Anti-depressants used during pregnancy linked to neonatal withdrawal syndrome
11. Simpler alphabet guidelines for treating acute coronary syndrome reduce risk

Post Your Comments:

(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with clinical associate professor ... prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s Health Conference. The ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Shelton, CT (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... and long-term care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of ... Department, Shelton Fire Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) ... a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed ... and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual ... in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon ... fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... giving viewers the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," ... on current events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... IRVING, Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris ... science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, ... Institute has joined Caris, Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as ... leading cancer centers, the St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute ... to advance the use of tumor profiling, making cancer ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... 6, 2017   Provista, a proven leader ... billion in purchasing power, today announced a new resource ... The Newsroom is the online home for case ... expert bios, news releases, slideshows and events. ... wealth of resources at their fingertips, viewers can also ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Oct. 2, 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... Software and Consulting, LLC , and named its founder ... based in Tennessee , will operate ... expands EnvoyHealth,s service offerings for health care partners to ... "In an interoperable world, technology ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: