Metabolic syndrome

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New study suggests apoB/apoA-1 ratio as an accurate marker for cardiovascular disease

Patients with the highest apoB/apoA-1 levels had a 70% increased risk of severe cardiovascular disease. Overall, the findings suggest that the apoB/apoA-1 ratio is a superior marker for identifying more

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Genetic point mutation linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a metabolic condition that has a high global prevalence and is rapidly growing. Researchers discovered that albino mice with a mutant tyrosinase gene are

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Diets limiting lipid intake effectively reduce cancerous tumor growth compared to ketogenic diets

According to a new study out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), cutting off lipid supply to cells can limit tumor growth in mice. Throughout the last few years, a

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Viagra analog found to reduce obesity without caloric intake reduction

The Johns Hopkins research team found that the drug, a “cousin” to Viagra, reduced the groups median body weight by -27.5% in female mice and -19.5% in male mice. Obesity

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18-24 year olds found to be most at risk for obesity

The researchers found that people between the ages of 18 and 24 were at the greatest risk of gaining weight and becoming obese. When young adults (18-24) were compared to

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Maternal obesity linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer in offspring

The research team found that adult offspring whose mothers were obese during pregnancy faced a 100% greater risk of developing colorectal cancer than those whose mothers were not. A recently