Elevations in plasma triglyceride/HDL cholesterol ratio and plasma apolipoprotein A1 were associated with worse cognitive outcomes in a retrospective study of people with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease dementia.
A small, exploratory study shows that long-term survivors of childhood cancer have decreased gut bacterial microbiome diversity and differently abundant bacterial taxa, even years after the completion of therapy.
Despite the known health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, a recent study found very low adherence among U.S. adolescents. Pediatric endocrinologist Roy Kim, MD, discusses the study and suggests ways for pediatricians to encourage healthier food choices.
Obstructive sleep apnea is linked not just with heart disease, but with poor quality of life, drowsy driving, depression, metabolic disease and cognitive impairment.
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Three-quarters of a sample of obese kids had at least one obesity-related comorbidity, and nearly half had two or more comorbidities. Check out these and other insights from the clinic’s early research initiatives.
Cleveland Clinic research finds that simple lifestyle modifications, especially weight loss, can lessen most metabolic syndrome abnormalities, making dietary and activity changes an important pre- and post-transplant strategy to improve living kidney donors’ health.
Six percent of Americans have both chronic kidney disease and metabolic syndrome. A Cleveland Clinic study looks for associations among metabolic syndrome, end stage renal disease and death.