Search Tag: metabolic syndrome

Cardiology Management

Higher Death Risk for Short Sleepers with Metabolic Syndrome

2017 28 May

For people with a common cluster of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, getting less than six hours of sleep a night may double their risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association.Researchers randomly selected 1,344 adults (average age 49 years, 42 percent male) who agreed... Read more

IMAGING Management

Fatty Liver, Heart Disease Link in Obese People

2016 28 Jan

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can increase risks of cardiovascular disease and heart failure in obese individuals, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology. Investigators say the findings add more support to the importance of dietary interventions in such patients.NAFLD — also known as hepatic steatosis — is the most common... Read more

Cardiology Management

People with Metabolic Syndrome Face Higher Cardiovascular Death Risk

2015 22 May

According to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, people with metabolic syndrome are at a higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease as compared to people who do not have the condition. Diabetes or blood pressure is likely to worsen the condition.The Hormone Health Network reports that metabolic... Read more