Tag: "nitric" at medical news
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
...researchers at UCSF provides evidence that inhaled nitric
oxide is safe and effective for the prevention of ...or of pediatrics at UCSF. The benefit of inhaled nitric
oxide for infants born close to term who suffer from the lung disease known as pulmonary hypertensio...
Study explains why patients with OSA are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease
...ic endothelial cells would mean less production of nitric
oxide that is crucial to artery vasodilatation. The less nitric
oxide, the higher potentially is the risk of hypertension and acute heart attack. CPAP treatment wou...
Erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms
...PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA (Abstract 1565) The role of nitric
oxide (NO) in the mechanism of erection is well known in the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). However, studies have also suggested a connection between the NO pathway in bladder and prostate smooth muscle regulation which may benefit benign p...
Erectile dysfunction -- the canary in the mineshaft?
...ith increases in oxidative stress and decreases in nitric
oxide production which has been related to erectile dysfunction (ED). Researchers from France explored whether treatment with sildenafil a common pharmacologic treatment for ED could improve endothelial dysfunction in a rat model. Researchers ad...
UCLA Nobel Laureate honored with membership in the American Philosophical Society
...rros groundbreaking discovery of the importance of nitric
oxide in cardiovascular health secured him the 1998 Nobel Prize. He found that nitric
oxide is produced in the blood vessels and controls the flow of blood by signaling vessels to expand...
New study: Pycnogenol reduces heart failure
...ovascular remodeling induced by L-NAME by blocking nitric
oxide production, which leads to hypertension and finally cardiomyopathy,"said Watson. After a detailed investigation of the heart tissue, Watson found Pycnogenol supplementation to significantly enhance the connective collagen matrix of cardiac t...
Cause of gender differences in blood pressure, kidney damage under study
...mage-producing free radicals. She's finding that nitric
oxide synthase, which makes nitric
oxide, a signaling molecule that tells smooth muscles cells to relax, may make more nitric
oxide in ...
JCI table of contents: May 1, 2007
...n of the bone marrow enzyme eNOS, which stimulated nitric
oxide production, helping to produce greater numbers of EPCs. However, local injection of the chemokine stromal cellderived factor 1 alpha (SDF-1alpha) was required to recruit these EPCs from the circulation to the wound site. The increased presence ...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 4, 2007
... A newly developed group of plastics that release nitric
oxide (NO) a molecule that influences body functions ranging from sexual function to communication among nerves may have broad uses in medicine, scientists are reporting in an article scheduled for the April 4 issue of the Journal of the American C...
Drug does not reduce risk of death for heart attack patients with refractory shock
...ic inflammation, including expression of inducible nitric
oxide synthase (NOS [enzyme that promotes nitric
oxide]) and generation of excess nitric
oxide, is believed to contribute to the pathogenesis and ina...
Drug/intervention combinations offer benefit in severe CVD
...nfarction (AMI). The TRIUMPH Study tested whether nitric
oxide synthase (NOS) inhibition with Tilarginine A...of AMI. Studies have shown that overproduction of nitric
oxide after a heart attack may play a significant role in the development and persistence of CS, and...
CRP liver protein induces hypertension, UT Southwestern researchers have found
... mechanism is a lack of the key signaling molecule nitric
oxide in the artery wall, which has multiple benef...cular system, as well as made a connection between nitric
oxide and the proteins responsible for angiotensin II activity. "Whether these same processes are ...
Researchers warn milk eliminates cardiovascular health benefits of tea
...wed that tea relaxed the aortic rings by producing nitric
oxide, which promotes dilation of blood vessels. But, again, adding milk blocked the effect. The findings, by cardiologists and scientists from the Charit Hospital, Universittsmedizin-Berlin, Germany, are bad news for tea-drinking nations like the B...
'Erectile dysfunction' drugs heighten natural anti-cancer activity
...team says boosted levels of the chemical messenger nitric
oxide appear to dampen the effects of a specialize...rello and his colleagues found that tumors exploit nitric
oxide-producing immune cells to create a sort of "fog" that keeps them hidden from white blood cells...
Sildenafil prevents rebound pulmonary hypertension in infants
...re unit (ICU) infants being withdrawn from inhaled nitric
oxide therapy. This research appears in the firs...l to 15 infants undergoing withdrawal from inhaled nitric
oxide therapy. None experienced rebound pulmonary hypertension, a common therapeutic complication. ...
CHEST 2006 abstract briefs
...ed pretreatment responses with iloprost vs inhaled nitric
oxide during cardiac catheterization. Results showed no change in FEV1 and forced expiratory flow in pulmonary function tests performed pre- and posttreatment. Researchers concluded that iloprost therapy in children with PAH was safe, well tolerated,...
Eating walnuts with high-fat meals helps to protect arteries against short-term damage
...lining of the arteries produces a substance called nitric
oxide that is needed to keep the arteries flexible...at molecules temporarily disrupt the production of nitric
oxide, preventing the arteries from increasing blood flow in response to physical activity." One of...
Researchers reveal how air pollutant helps pregnant women with hypertension
...icle engines and power plants. During pregnancy, nitric
oxide levels maintain a healthy flow of blood to the baby. When NO levels in the placenta are reduced or the NO is blocked from doing its work the risk of pre-eclampsia can occur. Now researchers at the University of Warwick's Warwick Medical School ...
Therapeutic role found for carbon monoxide
...oth muscle cells: It was relying on a second gas, nitric
oxide (NO), for assistance. "When we first start...ls must be present and be able to generate NO via nitric
oxide synthase [NOS3] -- in order for CO to induce the death of the smooth muscle cells and reverse ...
Reducing side effects of painkillers
...n Tennessee, have discovered a link with levels of nitric
oxide in the blood. Blood vessels use nitric
oxide to signal the surrounding smooth muscle to relax, dilating the artery and increasing blood flo...
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