Tag: metabolic syndrome

Study: Alarming Rise in Cancer due to Diabetes and Obesity


Researchers from several worldwide institutions – including the Imperial College London in the UK and the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization (WHO) in France – have discovered that cancers related to metabolic diseases like diabetes and obesity (high body mass index) have an increasingly high occurrence. Published in the…

New Study: People with Metabolic Syndrome Live Longer with Lycopene

What is Lycopene? Lycopene is a naturally occurring pigment that gives fruits and vegetables a red color; it is an important carotenoid and research indicates that it may be the most important carotenoid for the skin and body. On the other hand, Lutein (the carotenoid important for vision) may be the most important carotenoid for…

1 Out of 3 at Risk: You Could Have Metabolic Syndrome

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According to new research, about a third of adults in the United States have an increased risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Though co-author of the study, Dr. Robert J. Wong of the Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Campus says, “This finding should be taken with “cautious optimism”. But a huge proportion of the U.S….