Tag: "heart" at medical news
Mayo Clinic research in cardiovascular disease presented at Experimental Biology 2007
...the bloodstream to repair the endothelium during a heart
attack or stroke. "This work paves the way for ...king properly, patients are at risk for developing heart
disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease and venous thrombosis. Normally, when EPCs move into ...
Mice with a migraine show signs of brain damage
... the brain is completely stopped, such as during a heart
attack. In mice, the damage from these episodes ...s are at increased risk for vascular problems like heart
attack and stroke. The Womens Health Initiative, for instance, found that such women had a 50 to 70 ...
Pistachios lower cholesterol, provide antioxidants
...iment to test the effects of pistachios added to a heart
healthy moderate-fat diet on cardiovascular diseas..."Our study has shown that pistachios, eaten with a heart
healthy diet, may decrease a person's CVD risk profile," says Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished...
Hawaiian treasure, macadamia nuts good for the heart
...hington, D.C. Incorporating macadamia nuts into a heart
healthy diet can reducecardiovascular disease risks according to Penn State researchers. "We looked at macadamia nuts because they are not currently included in the health claim for tree nuts, while other tree nuts are recommended as part of a hea...
Pistachios may calm acute stress reaction
...D.C. The diets included a Step I Diet a standard heart
healthy diet with 25 percent fat and 8 percent sat... than allowing blood pressure to drop further, the heart
compensated by pumping more forcefully. "The relaxation of blood vessels after the 3-ounce pistac...
Study suggests antithrombotics cause more intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke deaths in 'over-75s'
...s, such as aspirin, reduce the risk of strokes and heart
attacks in people who are known to have vascular d...nts with a definite indication, such as a previous heart
attack or stroke, but our results emphasise the need for caution in advising widespread use of daily...
Study finds role of mid-brain in integrating heart and respiratory response to exercise
...ically implanted is directly related to changes in heart
rate (HR), arterial blood pressure (ABP) and pulmo...ength or time, or took medication likely to affect heart
rate. Fully informed consent was obtained and the study conformed with the Declaration of Helsinki. ...
Does a peptide affect the heart's response to social isolation?
...sk of developing depression and anxiety as well as heart
disease. Prairie voles (ochrogaster) are small ...ar changes indicating a possible increased risk of heart
disease (including elevated resting heart
rate, reduced heart
rate variability, and reduced parasymp...
Mayo Clinic study finds heart transplant patients benefit from new approach to immunosuppression
...STER, Minn. -- A new immunosuppression regimen for heart
transplant patients can improve kidney function an...progressing coronary disease that develops in many heart
transplant recipients and greatly limits long-term survival. "Immunosuppression for heart
A revolution in the monitoring of unborn babies
...rsity of Nottingham. The device monitors the babys heart
for signs of potential danger. It is small and eas...hers-to-be can keep a regular check on their babys heart
beat without having to go into hospital and be attached to a machine. No other technology allows the...
Increasing survival of organ transplant patients by reducing time interval for transported organs
...tion method, and how they each effect survival for heart
transplant patients. The cold preservation metho...xygenated blood is continuously pumped through the heart
in order to maintain the organ in a living, beating, state. Preserving an organ with this method red...
Simple system accurately predicts weight-loss surgery risk
...pertension, or high blood pressure, typically have heart
disease or chronic inflammation of blood vessels that can add to the risks of surgery. Pulmonary embolus risk. Patients who have had a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in the lungs, or are at risk for developing an embolism are at elevated risk...
XDx presents success with AlloMap molecular expression testing to international transplant community
...uality of life of many patients who have undergone heart
transplantation." In separate studies, recent data from the Lung Allograft Rejection Gene expression Observation (LARGO) study provides the first confirmation that a non-invasive blood test can detect organ rejection in lung transplant patients....
SNM's 54th Annual Meeting speakers address state of molecular imaging/nuclear medicine technologies
...advances in understanding, diagnosing and treating heart
and brain diseases and cancerrelease their findings in nearly 1,800 scientific abstracts during SNMs 54th Annual Meeting June 26 at the Washington Convention Center. More than 4,000 physicians, technologists, scientists and pharmacists will attend th...
INTERMACS group reveals recent successes to international transplant community
... transplantation with great promise to benefit the heart
failure and transplant community. Membership in I... more effective devices to patients with end-stage heart
failure around the word." continued Dr. Kirklin....
Are higher doses of cholesterol drugs worth the extra money? Only sometimes, study says
...wering drugs, more is better. At least, thats what heart
doctors and heart
patients have been hearing in recent years. And as a result, more patients are taking higher doses o...
Change in neuroticism tied to mortality rates, researcher says
...nk about change in high blood pressure and risk of heart
attack. If you have high blood pressure but make sure to lower it, you are likely to reduce your heart
attack risk." While those who were very neurotic and grew worse over time had a higher death rate,...
Clinical studies evaluate potential treatments for mouth ulcers
...ing dizziness, headaches, stomach upset, increased heart
rate and nausea. Sixty days after stopping treatment, all patients reported ulcers similar to those they had in the pre-trial phase. "Pentoxifylline did not prevent the ulcer episodes from occurring or result in a long-term cure," the authors conc...
Having elevated risk factors in young adulthood raises risk of coronary calcium later on
Having above optimal levels of risk factors for heart
disease between the ages of 18 and 30 can mean a t...developing coronary calcium, a strong predictor of heart
disease, according to results of a new study from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHL...
Aflac expands decade-long partnership with AACR
...raining Awards, now in their 10th year. At the heart
of Aflacs corporate mission and philanthropy is support for pediatric cancer. The AACR-Aflac Career Development Award for Pediatric Cancer speaks to this mission by providing four young investigators with research funding as they seek to establish a...
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