Tag: "nitroglycerin" at biology news
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 30, 2007
...e if struck or heated that the legendarily touchy nitroglycerin
seems a pillar of stability by comparison. Conducted by Thomas M. Klaptke and colleagues in Germany, the study is scheduled for the May 30 issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society , a weekly publication. In the study, researchers focu...
Improving outcomes in premature births
...lled clinical study, researchers found that giving nitroglycerin
to mothers who had entered premature labor led to ...lung and bowel complications, mothers treated with nitroglycerin
had significantly healthier babies. Graeme N. Smith, MD, PhD, states, "Our team is very excited ab...
Link identified between age, cardiovascular disease
...ress this loss of elasticity in blood vessels. The nitroglycerin
pills used by many people with unstable angina provide an immediate boost of nitric oxide, which serves to relax blood vessels. What has not been known is exactly why this "hardening" of the blood vessels occurs with age. The new OSU stud...
Researchers show that veins stiffen as we age
...ile squeezing a handgrip. They also administered a nitroglycerin
pill under the tongue of each participant to relax the veins. In each case, they found that the tests had no effect on the response of the veins in either age group. "Thus, we think that the stiffening of our veins as we age is probably due to struc...
Asian populations less likely to get relief from chest pain with nitroglycerin
...actor may warrant consideration when administering nitroglycerin
to Asian patients. TITLE: Mitochondrial aldehyd...ributes to the variation in efficacy of sublingual nitroglycerin
AUTHOR CONTACT: Li Jin Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China Phone: 86-21-65642...
Action of nitroglycerin for chest pain may place some patients at risk
....C. -- Definitive evidence to explain how the drug nitroglycerin
relieves chest pain has resulted from a new study ...powerhouses -- known as mitochondria -- break down nitroglycerin
to release nitric oxide, thereby opening blood vessels and lowering blood pressure. Nitric oxide nor...
PNAS highlights for the week of May 2 - 6
...m in Angina Research with dog hearts suggests that nitroglycerin
helps to treat angina by reducing myocardial glucose uptake and lactate production. Transgenic Plants for Cancer Therapy Antibodies Genetically modified plants might be able to produce monoclonal antibodies in large quantities as a source of clinic...