Metabolic syndrome associated with all-cause mortality in older women, but not older men

The presence of metabolic syndrome is associated with all-cause mortality in women aged 70 to 79 years, while no significant risk was found in similarly aged men. This was the finding of a recent cohort study that sought to determine the association of metabolic syndrome with all-cause mortality in older adults.

Metabolic syndrome is a constellation of abnormalities associated with increased cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is predicted that by...

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