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Therapy should extend beyond childhood

... occuring in the brains of children with the metabolic disease glutaric aciduria type I researchers at ... the necessity of newborn screening for rare metabolic diseases and neonatal therapy. The study was ... One of 100,000 newborns suffers from the rare metabolic disorder glutaric aciduria type I. Affected ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Holds Metabolic Surgery Scientific Forum Featuring Research By Top Scientists

... 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society for metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) where four ... how the biochemical and endocrine effects of metabolic surgery is shaping research, treatment and health ... about the biology, mechanisms, and science behind metabolic surgery was Philip Schauer*, MD, Director of the ...

Abilify Has Made Strong Gains in Patient Share Across All Lines of Therapy Since Last Year's Analysis of Prescribing Trends in Schizophrenia

... early lines of therapy to concerns about their metabolic side effects." The new Treatment ... psychiatrists will remain focused on an agent's metabolic or weight gain side effects when treating current ... switch patients from atypicals with unfavorable metabolic side-effect profiles to those with more favorable ...

Study finds citrus-derived flavonoid prevents obesity

... for preventing weight gain and other signs of metabolic syndrome which can lead to Type 2 Diabetes and ... high-fat (western) diet to induce the symptoms of metabolic syndrome. A second group was fed the exact same ... basis of strategies to reduce weight gain and its metabolic consequences." While grapefruit has long been ...

Exercise helps patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

... in developed countries. It is associated with the metabolic syndrome, which also includes obesity, insulin ... showed improvements in liver enzymes and other metabolic indices. The effect was independent of weight ... changes in liver enzymes, insulin resistance and metabolic risk factors. While greater increases in ...

Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer

... Physiological changes associated with the metabolic syndrome may play a role in the risk of ... American Association for Cancer Research. The metabolic syndrome, or insulin resistance syndrome, ... Affecting roughly 47 million Americans, the metabolic syndrome is also associated with poor diet and ...

Metabolic Syndrome May Make Breast Cancer More Likely

... elevated glucose and other components of metabolic syndrome might be at increased risk for postmenopausal breast cancer, a new study suggests. metabolic syndrome, also known as insulin resistance ... and were periodically tested for components of metabolic syndrome over eight years as part of their ...

Polycystic ovarian syndrome: New light on its causes and its effect on brothers

... pregnancy and in the way the mother adapts to the metabolic challenge of pregnancy can indicate the future ... conditions for the foetus, which alter the metabolic profile of offspring, leading to insulin ... of women with PCOS were at increased risk for the metabolic disorders associated with PCOS," said Dr Mattle, ...

Obese Poor Shut Out From Weight-Loss Surgeries

... presented Wednesday at the American Society for metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) annual meeting, ... Shikora, M.D., president, American Society for metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; June 24, 20009, presentation, annual meeting, American Society for metabolic & Bariatric Surgery,Dallas ...

Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

... at the annual meeting of the American Society for metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, in Grapevine, Texas. ... Shikora, president of the American Society for metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. "For people who have ... for that improvement on the American Society for metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence ...

Patients with lower urinary tract symptoms more likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome

... symptoms (LUTS) are more likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome (MetS), a collection of cardiovascular ... Patients who present with components of metabolic dysfunction should be routinely queried with ... 150 mg/dl. An increased odds ratio of 1.68 for metabolic syndrome was observed in men with mild to severe ...

New Research Suggests Strong Link Between Sweetened Caloric Beverages and Metabolic Syndrome

... soft drink consumption and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome. For example, a recent study found that ... day had a 44% higher adjusted risk of developing metabolic syndrome compared with those who consumed soft ... overconsumption of sugary beverages and the metabolic syndrome is an important step toward the ...

LSUHSC researchers first to document early signs for diabetes in kids as young as 7

... disease and diabetes, collectively called the metabolic Syndrome, in children this young. Posters will be ... make the oral presentation, Early Markers for the metabolic Syndrome in Youth, on Monday, June 8, 2009 at ... total body fat and may precede development of the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. Indicators of ...

Common diabetes drug may 'revolutionize' cancer therapies

... the first to suggest that by targeting the same metabolic pathways that play a role in diabetes, you can ... between cancer and diabetes, in particular how metabolic pathways, the basic chemical reactions that ... recent findings suggest a new link between the metabolic pathways deregulated in cancer and diabetes and ...

Intestinal bacteria associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

... in NAFLD, which is the hepatic component of the metabolic Syndrome. NAFLD can worsen to nonalcoholic ... are important mediators of diet-induced metabolic disturbances in NAFLD," they conclude. ... help counteract the effect of unbalanced diets on metabolic diseases. ...

Viral Genetics Has Option Under Issued Key Patent for Cancer Drug

... method for treating drug resistant cancer using metabolic disruption, an approach targeting the distinct cancer-specific metabolic activities that can distinguish cancer cells in ... community is now coming to accept the approach, metabolic disruption, as an extremely promising method for ...

Agios Pharmaceuticals' founders author Science review on cancer metabolism

... article, "Understanding the Warburg Effect: The metabolic Requirements of Cell Proliferation," authored by ... bring together decades of independent cancer and metabolic scientific research into an integrated approach ... of cancer metabolism biology and decades of metabolic biochemistry into novel cancer therapeutics that ...

Action of ghrelin hormone increases appetite and favors accumulation of abdominal fat

... This is the conclusion of research undertaken at metabolic Research Laboratory of the University Hospital of ... hypercholesterolemia, visceral fat favours the metabolic syndrome, the researcher pointed out. Ghrelin ... of adipocytes The research undertaken at the metabolic Research Laboratory of the University Hospital of ...

Two Studies at AACE 2009 Annual Meeting Highlight Effects of Welchol(R) (colesevelam HCl) on Blood Glucose and LDL-C in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

... MD, FACP, FACE, Medical Director of the metabolic Institute of America in Tarzana, Calif. and ... E. Bays, MD, Medical Director of Louisville metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center Inc., ... of both blood glucose and LDL-C, two important metabolic parameters." Findings from both studies ...

Guidelines Enhance Safety for Bariatric Surgery Patients

... The Obesity Society and the American Society for metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. The guideline's 166 evidence-based recommendations focus on the metabolic and nutritional aspects of the severely obese ... with bariatric surgical procedures like metabolic bone disease, among other nutritional ...

Can New Surgery Revolutionize Diabetes Treatment?

... HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- metabolic surgery, a new surgical approach to metabolic disease, may provide the key to curing diabetes ... weight-loss surgery," Chief of Gastrointestinal metabolic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College ...

Research says older people need more sun

... D deficiency is significantly associated with metabolic syndrome, a combination of medical and metabolic disorders that increase the risk of developing ... D levels in the blood and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in 3,262 people aged 50-70 years old in ...

BELLUS Health reports results for first quarter of fiscal 2009

... of Type II diabetes and certain features of metabolic syndrome. As at March 31, 2009, the Company had ... of Type II diabetes and certain features of metabolic syndrome. During the second quarter of 2008, a ... from a validated rat model of diabetes and metabolic syndrome have demonstrated that NC-503 decreases ...

Vitamin D Linked to HDL Cholesterol - Shaklee Corporation Research Links Vitamin D with Key Biomarkers for Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Disease

... a lower blood vitamin D level is associated with metabolic syndrome and other risk factors for ... disease risk markers, including the metabolic syndrome and its components, in 257 men and ... 4.2 mg/dL increase in HDL-C and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome decreased significantly as serum vitamin ...

'The Globe's Best Diet: The Metabolic Syndrome Cure'

... In his new book, "The Globe's Best Diet: The metabolic Syndrome Cure" ( published by iUniverse ), Ray ... worldwide epidemic of obesity, diabetes and the metabolic syndrome. The book is based on the results of ... . "The Globe's Best Diet: The metabolic Syndrome Cure" Available from: ....

New Study Shows Morbidly Obese Workforce Has Higher Prevalence of 100+ Diseases and Conditions

... According to the American Society for metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), about 220,000 ... [30 March 2009]. (2). metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Fact Sheet. American Society for metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. Cited: ....

Star Trek-Like Technology Offers Noninvasive Monitor for Patients and Athletes

... draw blood and cumbersome equipment to determine metabolic rate. The futuristic system, dubbed the Venus ... capability to measure blood and tissue chemistry, metabolic rate (oxygen consumption) and other parameters. ... Systems and Technology team. "The measurement of metabolic rate will let astronauts know how quickly they ...

Diabetes, obesity and hypertension increase mortality in hepatitis C patients

... Wednesday 22nd April: The specific impact of metabolic syndrome on mortality in hepatitis C patients has ... mortality in HCV patients was most linked to metabolic syndrome, higher BMI and hypertension. metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical problems ...

Dallas-Fort Worth Bariatric Surgeon Earns Top Honors from Two National Medical Organizations

... area, has been named by the American Society of metabolic & Bariatric Surgery as a Fellow of the ASMBS ... in the country. The American Society of metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) - the largest ... to advance the science and understanding of metabolic surgery; and to be the recognized authority and ...

JCI online early table of contents: April 13, 2009

... metabolic DISEASE: New insights into hardening of the ... metabolic DISEASE: Adding insight into nonalcoholic fatty ... metabolic DISEASE: New role for immune system in hardening ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Sponsors Bridges to Excellence Program, Focusing on Quality Management of Diabetes

... of BCBSTX members and the company's focus on the metabolic syndrome (see more below). Currently, the ... quality care for all residents in Texas." metabolic Syndrome In addition to the BTE diabetes ... Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas is focused on metabolic syndrome. ...

Saving Money While Protecting Your Health in Tough Economic Times

... Is Obesity Lack of Self Control or is it metabolic Syndrome ? Dr. Dall's center has become a ... even teens, may be overweight because they have metabolic syndrome -- not because they lack the willpower ... markers that are common in people with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance. At the same ...

Herbalife Protein Shake Proven Effective in Clinical Study

... followed 75 obese men and women with the metabolic syndrome - a cluster of factors including high ... developing obesity-related disorders such as the metabolic syndrome," he added. The incidence of the metabolic syndrome in Korea has increased from 18.6 percent ...

Long, sexy tails not a drag on male birds

... that having a long tail increases a bird's daily metabolic costs by 1 to 3 percent, which means the bird has ... content. Of six birds tested, all expended more metabolic energy when equipped with long tail feathers. At ... 11 percent more energy. Based on these metabolic measurements, Clark and Dudley predicted that ...

Surface Logix Raises $20 Million in Financing and Starts Phase 2b Clinical Trial of SLx-4090 in Dyslipidemia and Diabetes

... "We will use these proceeds to advance our novel metabolic and cardiovascular programs: ... our novel enteric discovery programs, targeting metabolic disorders, into development." The ... effects of SLx-4090 on markers of diabetes and metabolic syndrome. "We are excited to be moving into ...

Gene Explains How High-Fructose Diets Lead to Insulin Resistance

... is "a missing link between fructose intake and metabolic disorders." "The findings ... support the ... of gene/environment interaction in modulating the metabolic phenotype and disease pathogenesis. Thus, ... regulatory motif may produce vastly different metabolic responses, depending on the specific combinations ...

Belly Fat Puts the Pressure on Lungs

... other health problems collectively known as metabolic syndrome. This study found that abdominal ... relationship between lung function impairment and metabolic syndrome due mainly to abdominal obesity," wrote ... effects of [abdominal] obesity and/or the metabolic effects of adipose [fat] tissue. Abdominal ...

Love handles put the squeeze on lungs

... to BMI, waist circumference and other measures of metabolic health. The results were published in the ... physical activity and cardiovascular history, metabolic syndrome remained independently associated with ... relationship between lung function impairment and metabolic syndrome due mainly to abdominal obesity." ...

Bad Marriages Harder on Women's Health

... More likely than mates to show signs of metabolic syndrome in strained unions, study finds ... healthy psychology at the University of Utah. metabolic syndrome is known to boost the risk of heart ... route through which the strain boosts the risk of metabolic syndrome. "The negativity triggers the ...

Is telmisartan effective in treating non-alcoholic steatohepatitis?

... in NAFLD/NASH as the hepatic expression of metabolic syndrome, an attempt to block its deleterious ... adequate insulin secretion and acquire a better metabolic balance. A research team led by Prof. Eugen ... steatohepatitis as an end-organ effect of metabolic syndrome. On the other hand, ARBs can prevent ...
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