Lipids & Metabolic

Women in their 60s could see significant cardiac benefits from ditching their aerobic routine for strength training, according to new research.

Americans are holding steady with their cholesterol levels, continuing a trend of improvement observed over the last 17 years, according to data released Oct. 26 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Chinese immigrants living in Australia show more cardiovascular risk factors the earlier they move and the longer they stay, according to a study in the European Journal of Preventative Cardiology.

Children at an increased genetic risk for type 1 diabetes could benefit from higher vitamin D intake in their early developmental years, research published in Diabetes this month reports.

Intermittent fasting could not only lower body weight and convert unhealthy fats into energy-burning ones, it could also be preventative for patients struggling with diabetes or metabolic disorders, a new study published in Cell Research reports.

After nearly two decades of climbing obesity rates, the U.S. is reporting its highest-ever numbers.

Pregnant women who struggle to get seven or more hours of sleep per night could be more prone to gestational diabetes and are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes post-birth, a new study published in Sleep Medicine Reviews reports.

Diabetic patients who have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) could see a significant reduction in risk of mortality if they participate in cardiac rehabilitation programs, Randal J. Thomas, MD, and colleagues wrote in a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

A diet high in cholesterol could be increasing the risk of metastasis in breast cancer patients, researchers at the University of Illinois recently reported in the journal Nature Communications.

In a study of 620 married fathers in the United Kingdom, those who reported improving marital relationships over a six-year span dropped an average of 10 pounds. They also showed slightly lower LDL cholesterol levels and improvements in blood pressure readings.

A new type of monogenic diabetes, caused by a gene mutation and fueled by a lack of the insulin-stimulating hormone GIP, has been discovered by a team of researchers across Europe and Asia.

Consuming dairy products—cheese in particular—could actually help reduce the risk of diabetes in the American population, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.