Tag: "coronary" at biology news
SNM honors outstanding contributors
...de range of topics including cardiology (ischemia, coronary
artery stenosis, coronary
angiography); neurology (Alzheimer's, obesity, dementia, ADHD, anorexia nervosa); oncology (pancreas...
Stress imaging tests predict prognosis of heart disease in obese persons
...dividuals have a low, intermediate or high risk of coronary
artery disease, the leading cause of death in the ...--has apparently resulted in improved detection of coronary
artery disease in obese patients," said Abdou Elhendy, an associate professor of medicine in the car...
High blood pressure induces low fat metabolism in heart muscle
...tive to the drops in oxygen levels that occur with coronary
artery blockage. Gropler is director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the School of Medicine and professor of radiology, medicine and biomedical engineering. Now this group of Washington Unive...
JCI table of contents: August 24, 2006
...ngiogenesis: new tricks for BMX The symptoms of coronary
artery disease and peripheral arterial disease are... treatment of diseases caused by ischemia, such as coronary
heart disease and peripheral arterial disease. TITLE: Critical function of Bmx/Etk in ischemia-med...
Gene variants reveal susceptibility to cardiovascular disease
... network that influences whether a person inherits coronary
artery disease, the most common form of heart dise...ests to predict an individual's risk of developing coronary
artery disease, the scientists said. "We hope that one day it will be possible to use these gene v...
JCI table of contents: September 1, 2006
...e and the many disorders that increase the risk of coronary
heart disease (such as diabetes and high blood pressure) are associated with decreased blood flow to the muscles of the heart. One reason for this decreased blood flow is that blood vessels no longer respond to nitric oxide (NO), which binds a protei...
Diabetes slows nerve recovery after heart transplant
...e complicated and laborious sampling of blood from coronary
arteries and veins," he added. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Such a deficiency results in increased concentratio...
New study finds chocolate chip cookies lower cholesterol
...estimated 30 percent reduction in the incidence of coronary
heart disease. The soluble fiber in Right Direc...able bowel syndrome, constipation, hemorrhoids and coronary
artery disease. "Our results suggest dietary treatment with Right Direction Cookies significantly...
Highlights from the November 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... plant stanol esters may reduce a person's risk of coronary
heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol levels, researchers at the University of California Davis say consuming "phytosterol-enriched" cocoa-flavored snack bars as part of a balanced diet can help manage cholesterol. Many food products contain...
Salt intake is strongly associated with obesity
... dramatic 75 % to 80 % decrease in both stroke and coronary
heart disease mortality in the population under 65 years. During the same period the life expectancy of both male and female Finns increased by 6 to 7 years. The most powerful explaining factor for the favorable changes was the more than 10 mmHg...
Common cause of heart disease, diabetes may be treatable with malaria drug
...n one in every 50 to 100 people, increases risk of coronary
artery disease and heart attack. The Kastan and Semenkovich labs found reduced ATM levels created a condition like metabolic syndrome in mice fed a high-fat diet and given a genetic predisposition to heart disease. Symptoms included increased insulin...
Two drugs may stabilize plaques in atherosclerosis
... stabilize atherosclerotic plaque and reduce acute coronary
events." SAHA already is being tested as an antica...cess of lipid-lowering drugs for the prevention of coronary
artery disease and myocardial infarction (heart attacks), atherosclerosis remains the most common ca...
New test may identify cardiovascular disease earlier
...so may prove useful as "early warning systems" for coronary
artery disease, alerting physicians to patients wh...ying biological pathways involved in families with coronary
artery disease, the researchers said. They likened metabolomics to analyzing the contents of a trash...
Tβ4 is essential for coronary vessel development report
...that can potentially couple myocardial [heart] and coronary
vascular regeneration in failing mouse hearts," ac...nited States and over thirteen million suffer from coronary
artery disease, making it the single largest cause of death in the Western world....
Top scientists meet for Global Conference on Stem Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases
...enchymal Precursor cells for patients with chronic coronary
disease, will be presented by Drs. Silviu Itescu a...ntracoronary bone-marrow derived cells for chronic coronary
disease will be presented by Dr. Vincent Pompili SEISMIC: The first randomized study of myobl...
Genetic experts investigate causes of harmful metabolic disorder
...n lead to life-threatening health problems such as coronary
artery disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. This UC-led study aims to identify and isolate the specific genes associated with metabolic syndrome so that scientists can identify at-risk populations. "Metabolic syndrome is a complex disease that c...
PET imaging shows young smokers quick benefit of quitting
RESTON, Va. -- The early stages of coronary
artery disease in young smokers can be reversed qu...ve this is the first PET study that shows abnormal coronary
function is reversible after only one month of smoking cessation," said Nagara Tamaki, a professor a...
Bioengineer wins $500,000 engineering prize
...on" theory.Morphometric data worked out by Fung on coronary
blood vessels, pulmonary vascular tree, and intestines have proved invaluable for theoretical analyses. His quantitative methods for characterizing stress-strain behavior of human tissue -- now known as quantitative biomechanics -- have led to funda...
Blood test predicts cardiac events and death in heart patients
...enter. The study of 987 men and women with stable coronary
heart disease revealed that the higher a patient's..." but would be most useful for patients with known coronary
heart disease. "In the general population, the incidence of heart disease is so low relative to the ...
Women in polluted areas at higher risk of cardiovascular disease
...see who went on to have a heart attack, stroke, or coronary
bypass surgery, or died from cardiovascular causes. They linked this health information with the average outdoor air pollution levels near each woman's home, and found that higher pollution levels posed a significant hazard much higher than previous...
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