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Tag: Metabolic Syndrome

Elderly walking
Research published in Experimental Gerontology suggests that even smaller amounts of daily physical activity can benefit people over 60 [1]. Cardiometabolic health and physical activity The positive influence of exercise on health is widely known. However, the recommended 150 minutes per week of moderate-to-vigorous exercise can be a big challenge to older adults. With the...
Global obesity
A new paper published in Cell Metabolism has shown the growing influence of metabolic diseases in an aging population. Related diseases studied together Metabolic diseases include hypertension, type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, obesity, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease [1]. These diseases, representing fundamental problems with how the human body uses energy, are heavily linked to systemic...
Older people running
A study published in Obesity suggests that metformin may decrease the gains in cardiorespiratory performance brought on by exercise. The world's most common diabetes drug Metabolic syndrome, which is represented by the four connected symptoms of obesity, excessive fats in the bloodstream (dyslipidemia), high blood pressure (hypertension), and excessive blood sugar (hyperglycemia), all of which...
Today, we want to highlight a new publication that looks at cytomegalovirus (CMV) and its potential role in the development of metabolic syndrome. What is cytomegalovirus?Β  CMV is part of the Ξ²-subfamily of herpes viruses, a family of viruses that are believed to have been co-evolving with their hosts for around 180 million years [1]....