Tag: "metabolic" at medical news
Fitness in young adulthood protects heart health in middle age
...leagues found that fitness also decreases risk for metabolic
syndrome, a collection of factors that includes ex...s by as much as 50 percent risk for diabetes and metabolic
syndrome, said lead author Carnethon, assistant professor of preventive medicine at the Feinberg Sch...
Estimating the risk of cancer
...ate was found to be dependent on the age-dependent metabolic
rate of the host. The model also established the r...eding rate, fat content, change in body weight and metabolic
rate. The second module describes the ageing of an organism. This description is based on the theory...
Down syndrome study reveals possible method for detecting initial stages of Alzheimers
...cans of adults with Down syndrome showed increased metabolic
activity in the temporal cortex the same region o...peculate that Alzheimer's may begin with a similar metabolic
increase, because Down syndrome often leads to dementia during adulthood If so, a common PET scan pr...
Potential genetic links discovered between metabolic syndrome, diabetes and cardiovascular disease
...ic markers may influence whether a person develops metabolic
syndrome--a collection of health risks that increa...ing complications related to obesity, diabetes and metabolic
syndrome. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that metabolic
Overweight Hispanic youth face increased risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome
...glucose tolerance, which can lead to diabetes, and metabolic
syndrome. The findings, which are published in th...ceptible to diabetes, cardiovascular risks and the metabolic
syndrome. Recent studies have shown that the metabolic
syndrome--a collection of health risks such...
Many Latino children well on their way to diabetes, heart disease
... Latinos at Risk (SOLAR) Diabetes Project have the metabolic
syndrome, a clustering of risk factors for type 2 ...ournal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The metabolic
syndrome comprises numerous risk factors: high blood pressure, low levels of high-density lipoprotei...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for January 2004 (second issue)
... key role among the mechanisms responsible for the metabolic
effects of OSAS. In fact, the presence of increased insulin resistance has repeatedly been reported in patients with OSAS. (Obstructive sleep apnea is characterized by airway collapse and cessation of breathing (airflow) for 10 seconds or more duri...
Incidental PET findings may reveal undetected cancer
...T, which identifies areas of abnormal chemical and metabolic
action, is rapidly gaining popularity for tumor evaluation and management. According to Dr. Agress, unexpected abnormalities are found with PET because the scans include the entire body, and because PET can frequently identify metabolically active le...
Bacterial DNA reduces inflammation in mice
...on of the living bacteria either generated helpful metabolic
products or crowded out "bad" intestinal bugs. Prior to this study, the general thinking about probiotics, which include bacteria like those found in yogurt, has been that they mediate their effects through some kind of non-specific action, adds Dr. ...
Probiotics beneficial even when inactive, according to UCSD study
... these bacteria has been attributed to their live, metabolic
activity, viable probiotics can't be added to food...h as yogurt. "Our goal was to address whether the metabolic
activity of probiotics was mandatory for their protective effect," said the study's senior author, E...
Metabolic syndrome may be an important link to stroke
...uggest that treating the risk-factor components of metabolic
syndrome might reduce stroke risk before the onset...NCEP) and the World Health Organization define the metabolic
syndrome as the simultaneous presence of at least three of five metabolic
abnormalities: abdominal o...
Cord blood cells proven to differentiate into heart muscle and brain cells
...art, brain and liver defects in children with rare metabolic
diseases. But until now they lacked the molecular ...ough to fight it. The boy had suffered from a rare metabolic
disease called Sanfilippo Syndrome B, in which the body is missing a critical enzyme needed to break...
Metabolic syndrome predicts heart risk in women with coronary artery disease, study finds
...Feb. 16 Women with a group of risk factors called metabolic
syndrome, and who have significant coronary artery...t-free survival rate compared to women with normal metabolic
status, according to research from the multi-center Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Stud...
Metabolic syndrome, not BMI, predicts future cardiovascular risk in obese women, study finds
...ITTSBURGH, Feb. 16 A group of risk factors called metabolic
syndrome, rather than body mass index (BMI), predi...t, called myocardial ischemia, the presence of the metabolic
syndrome is highly prognostic of future cardiovascular risk, whereas measurement of BMI alone appear...
Hormone found to protect bones
...ng extends understanding of the connection between metabolic
hormones and bone mass, he said. Previously, Karsenty and his team had demonstrated that leptin, a hormone associated with weight control, affects bone formation through a brain relay....
Duke physicians predict risks of deadly infections after cord blood transplants
...ure their deadly cancers, immune diseases and rare metabolic
disorders. The Duke team has already applied t...of their deadly cancers, immune disorders and rare metabolic
diseases. Which patients will succumb to infection and which will survive has been a mystery. In ...
Panel of experts to host Fred Friendly seminar
... What can be done to bring insulin resistance and metabolic
syndrome to the forefront of the medical community? WHY: Controlling insulin resistance can have a significant impact on preventing or delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. Major health organizations and the me...
Research news from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy: March 2004
... and an estimated 24% of adults in the US have the metabolic
syndrome that often precedes Type 2 diabetes and c...fiber-rich cereals, may be less apt to develop the metabolic
syndrome. "Higher consumption of whole-grain foods is associated with a lower risk of insulin resis...
Doctor's statement in Mayo Clinic Proceedings reveals dark side of low-carb diets
...letter that low-carb diets can throw people into a metabolic
state called ketosis that also occurs during severe illness. This diet-induced condition resembles the common side effects of cancer chemotherapy with fatigue, nausea, and loss of appetite for many people. People on low-carb diets who become ill eno...
Data shows new drug, rimonabant, helps smokers quit while limiting post cessation weight gain
...es show that rimonabant treats obesity and related metabolic
disorders in overweight/obese patients, and also helps people to quit smoking without significant post-cessation weight gain, we may have a very promising new approach for managing two major and preventable risk factors for cardiovascular disease wit...
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