Citations with the tag: CARDIOVASCULAR system -- Diseases
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- Endothelial proliferation is mediated by multiple NOX proteins.
// Cardiology in the Young; May2006 Supplement, Vol. 16 Issue S2, p32
The article presents the abstract "Endothelial proliferation is mediated by multiple NOX proteins," by T. Djordjevic, A. Petry, M.Weitnauer, R.S. BelAiba, J. Hess and A. Gorlach.
- Who's at risk and why.
Travalino, Joy Noel; Francis, Charles K. // Patient Care; 6/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p28
Reports on racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD). Death rates of CVD; Profile of patients with CVD; Pathophysiology and complications of CVD; Disease prevention objectives. INSETS: Racial and ethnic minorities: A disease profile.;Blacks and hypertension: Why the high...
- Projected Effect of Dietary Salt Reductions on Future Cardiovascular Disease.
Travalino, Joy Noel; Francis, Charles K. // American Chiropractor; May2010, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p40
The article reviews the article "Projected Effect of Dietary Salt Reductions on Future Cardiovascular Disease," by Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Glenn M. Chertow and colleagues, which appeared in the January 20,2010 issue of "The New England Journal of Medicine."
- Four-Year Stability of Cardiovascular Reactivity to Psychological Stress.
Veit, Ralf; Brody, Stuart; Rau, Harald // Journal of Behavioral Medicine; Oct97, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p447
The 4-year stability of cardiovascular responses to laboratory psychological stress (mental arithmetic) was examined in 75 adults. The stability coefficients were .76 for heart rate (HR) change and .81 for absolute HR, .66 for systolic blood pressure (SBP) change and .52 for absolute SBP, .16...
- Fish oil blocks reblockage after angioplasty.
Veit, Ralf; Brody, Stuart; Rau, Harald // Prevention; Jul92, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p23
Reports that heart specialists recommend taking fish oil to keep arteries clear longer, especially after balloon angioplasty. Results of a study performed by doctors at Laval University and the Quebec Heart Institute in Canada; Significantly less artery reblockage when taking fish-oil capsules;...
- Bill would broaden women's cardiovascular disease...
Veit, Ralf; Brody, Stuart; Rau, Harald // Nation's Health; Aug97, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p6
Provides information on the bill that increase federal resources for research and prevention of cardiovascular disease in women. Sponsor of the bill; Budget for the proposal; Statistics on cardiovascular diseases in United States.
- Modify risk factors to prevent strokes.
Veit, Ralf; Brody, Stuart; Rau, Harald // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor; Mar1998, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p1
Examines the risk factors of cardiovascular accidents which is considered to be the most preventable of all catastrophic health conditions. Symptoms of the condition; Comments from Janet L. Wilterdink, assistant director of the Neurology Cerebrovascular Ultrasound Laboratory at Rhode Island...
- Cardiovascular disease: A look at the numbers.
Veit, Ralf; Brody, Stuart; Rau, Harald // USA Today Magazine; Feb97, Vol. 125 Issue 2621, p15
Presents statistics relating to cardiovascular disease. Risk factors; Mortality rates; Age factors; More.
- Erectile Dysfunction May Indicate Other Disorders.
Veit, Ralf; Brody, Stuart; Rau, Harald // USA Today Magazine; Feb2002, Vol. 130 Issue 2681, p13
Reports on the complications stemming from erectile dysfunction (ED). Similarity of the risk factors of ED and cardiovascular disease; Disease associations; Hesitancy of patient to inform physician due to embarrassment; Association of smoking with ED.
- A strike against stroke.
Gutfeld, Greg; Sangiorgio, Maureen // Prevention; May93, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p26
Highlights studies that are being done on a number of drugs that may be able to limit the damage done by a stroke, or perhaps stop one. Clot-busting drugs recently reported in the October 1992 issue of `Prevention'; Streptokinase, urokinase, and tissue plasminogen activator; Drugs' success rate.
- Cardiovascular Diseases Statistical Summary, 1998.
Gutfeld, Greg; Sangiorgio, Maureen // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2001, p885
Presents statistics on cardiovascular diseases, in the United States, as of 1998 including: prevalence of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, mortality, congenital or newborn heart defects, coronary heart disease (heart attack and angina pectoris), stroke, and rheumatic heart disease.
- Cardiovascular Diseases Statistical Summary, 1999.
Gutfeld, Greg; Sangiorgio, Maureen // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2002, p891
Presents statistics on cardiovascular diseases, in the United States, as of 1999 including: prevalence of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, mortality, congenital or newborn heart defects, coronary heart disease (heart attack and angina pectoris), stroke, and rheumatic heart disease.
- Cardiovascular Diseases Statistical Summary, 2000.
Gutfeld, Greg; Sangiorgio, Maureen // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2003, p86
Presents statistics on cardiovascular diseases, in the United States, as of 2000 including: prevalence of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, mortality, congenital or newborn heart defects, coronary heart disease (heart attack and angina pectoris), stroke, and rheumatic heart disease.
- FAT CITY.
Gutfeld, Greg; Sangiorgio, Maureen // Atlanta; Feb2002, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p34
Reports on the increase in obesity in Georgia. Percentage of Georgians considered obese in 1998; Mortality rate caused by cardiovascular diseases; Prevalence of obesity among African-Americans in the state.
- Dietary calcium and blood pressure: A meta-analysis of...
Allender, P. Scott; Cutler, Jeffrey A // Annals of Internal Medicine; 5/01/96, Vol. 124 Issue 9, p825
Reports on a study to assess the effects of dietary calcium supplementaries on blood pressure. Hypertension as a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease; Importance of research for the primary prevention of hypertension; Roles of lifestyle and environmental factors in the...
- Clopidogrel for the Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events.
Allender, P. Scott; Cutler, Jeffrey A // New England Journal of Medicine; 9/7/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 10, p1076
A correction to the article "Clopidogrel for the Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events," published in the July 27, 2006 issue is presented.
- FITNESS AND CARDIO VASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTORS IN A REPRESENTATIVE POPULATION OF NINE-YEAR OLD CHILDREN IN RURAL NORWAY.
Resaland, G. K.; Mamen, A. R.; Anderssen, S.; Andersen, L. B. // Acta Kinesiologiae Universitatis Tartuensis; 2007 Supplement, Vol. 12, p157
An abstract of the study "Fitness and Cardio Vascular Disease Risk Factors in a Representative Population of Nine-Year Old Children in Rural Norway," by G. K. Resaland, A. R. Mamen, S. Andersen and L. B. Andersen is presented
- Prevention: A Century of Change.
Elasy, Tom A. // Clinical Diabetes; Fall2007, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p121
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by William Schaffner and Susan J. Rehm on immunization and another by George D. Harris and Russell D. White on cardiovascular disease.
- Is Mercury Really a Bad Guy in CV Disease?
Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert; 10/29/2011 Supplement, p160
In this article, the author examines the association between tissue levels of mercury and cardiovascular disease.
- Current trends in cardiovascular pharmacology.
Ciccone, Charles D. // Physical Therapy; May1996, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p481
Presents a study on contemporary pharmacologic management of the cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, congestive heart failure and myocardial ischemia or infarction. Causes of diseases; Information on preventative medicine; Effects of medication on patient's response to therapy; Originally...
- Cardiovascular Center pulses success.
Ryan, Frances // Caribbean Business; 7/29/1993, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p43
Features the Cardiovascular Center for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean (CCPRC). Remarks by executive director Marilyn Perez; Center's opening schedule; Financial commitment; Accomplishments; Provision of Cardiology and Pediatric Surgery Clinics free of charge to nurses; Plans to join forces with...
- Varicose veins.
Ryan, Frances // Mayo Clinic Health Letter; Apr1992, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p1
Offers information on what you should know about causes, treatment, and self-help for varicose veins. Who gets varicose veins; Why they form; Symptoms easy to spot; Treatment options; Self-help tips.
- Blood thinners.
Ryan, Frances // Mayo Clinic Health Letter; Jan1993, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
Discusses the action and uses of anticoagulants as preventive medication for blood clots. Varicose veins; Heart disease; Irregular heart rate; Artificial heart valves; Heart valve disease; Hardening of the arteries; Inflammation and a clot in a leg vein. INSET: Should you take aspirin if...
- Decline in Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke--United States, 1900-1999.
Ryan, Frances // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 8/6/1999, Vol. 48 Issue 30, p649
Summarizes the temporal trends in cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the United States from 1900 to 1999. Factors contributing to the decline in CVD death rates; Disease epidemiology; Advances in the prevention of CVD; Public health challenges to prevent CVD in the 21st century.
- Cardiovascular disease in China.
Cheng, Tsung O. // Nature Medicine; Nov98, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p1209
Reports on the incidence of cardiovascular disease in China. Smoking rates among Chinese; Changing proportions of types of heart diseases in Shanghai, China.
- Correction: Combination Pharmacotherapy for Cardiovascular Disease.
Cheng, Tsung O. // Annals of Internal Medicine; 4/4/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 7, p538
A correction to an article about combination pharmacotherapy for cardiovascular disease that was published in the previous issue of the journal is presented.
- Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk: A Return to Basics.
Laskey, Warren K. // Annals of Internal Medicine; 1/15/93, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p149
Editorial. Comments on a study that examined the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. Background on the development of cardiovascular medicine; Limitations of the study; Details on an approach to diagnosing cardiovascular diseases developed in the study.
- COENZYME Q-10: EFFICACY, SAFETY, AND USE.
Jones, Kenneth; Hughes, Kerry; Mischley, Laurie; McKenna, Dennis J. // Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine; May/Jun2002, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p42
Examines the functions of coenzyme (Co) Q-10 in mammalian metabolism. Therapeutic applications of the Co; Effects of CoQ-10 on cardiovascular and circulatory disorders; Contraindications of Co.
- Changes in coronary risk factors during comprehensive five-year community programme to control cardiovascular diseases (North Karelia project).
Puska, Pekka; Tuomilehto, Jaakko; Salonen, Jukka; Neittaanmaki, Liisa; Maki, Juhani; Virtamo, Jarmo; Nissinen, Aulikki; Koskela, Kaj; Takalo, Tuula // British Medical Journal; 11/10/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6199, p1173
Evaluates the significance of the comprehensive community program in controlling cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in North Karelia, Finland. Efforts to reduce the prevalence of smoking; Effectiveness of the program in reducing levels of risk factors for CVD; Expectation of a decline of mortality...
- Immediate Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Lange, Richard A.; Hillis, L. David // New England Journal of Medicine; 3/11/93, Vol. 328 Issue 10, p726
Editorial. Focuses on three studies published in the March 11, 1993 issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine,' dealing with treatment for acute myocardial infarction. Immediate angioplasty vs. intravenous thrombolytic therapy; Primary goal of treatment for patients with evolving infarction;...
- Electrocardiographs in general practice.
Davies, Arwyn // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 8/12/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6696, p408
Focuses on the use of electrocardiographs for cardiovascular diseases in London, England. Usability of the device; Ability to record electrocardiogram with suspected acute myocardial infarction; Development of mobile coronary care units and training ambulance drivers.
- VINES FOR HEALTHY VEINS.
Davies, Arwyn // Italian Journal of Food Science; 2002, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p324
Focuses on a European Union funded project which contributed to the evidence base for the epidemiological association of moderate red wine consumption with prevention of cardiovascular disease. Beneficial effects of red wine and polyphenol extracts; Information on the 'French Paradox.'
- Hypertension linked to CV outcomes in Framingham diabetics.
Davies, Arwyn // Cardiology Today; May2011, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p36
This article discusses a study on the likelihood of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular diseases in patients with hypertension.
- Prediktori kvalitete kardiovaskularne prevencije - vi�erazinsko presjecno istra�ivanje.
Petek, Davorina; Ferligoj, Anu�ka; Platinov�ek, Rok; Kersnik, Janko // Croatian Medical Journal; Dec2011, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p1
No abstract available.
- Preface to the Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, second issue 2012.
Zhu, Yujie // Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research; Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p61
An introduction to the journal is presented in which various reports within the issue are discussed on topics including the causes of Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome (JLNS), uncommon case of fatal thrombocytopenia, and other cardiovascular disease.
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
Ernst, Calvin B. // New England Journal of Medicine; 4/22/93, Vol. 328 Issue 16, p1167
Focuses on the contemporary knowledge and management of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. Dubost and the first successful aortic resection for aneurysm; Statistics on the number of deaths caused by abdominal aortic aneurysms in 1988 in the United States; Pathogenesis; Diagnosis and...
- Heart Disease in Black and White.
Ayanian, John Z. // New England Journal of Medicine; 8/26/93, Vol. 329 Issue 9, p656
Comments on two articles in the August 26, 1993 issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine,' which demonstrate striking racial differences in the incidence and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Study by Whittle and colleagues of men admitted to Veterans Affairs hospitals in the United...
Menter, Alan; Smith, Catherine; Barker, Jonathan // Fast Facts: Psoriasis (Health Press); 2008, p5
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including cardiovascular disease and the management of psoriasis.
- Menopause and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease.
Kannel, William B.; Hjortland, Marthana C.; McNamara, Patricia M.; Gordon, Tavia // Annals of Internal Medicine; Oct76, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p447
Provides information on a study that examined the relation of menopause to cardiovascular disease in women. Methodologies used; Results and discussion.
- Cardiovascular disease in India: Lessons learnt & challenges ahead.
Prabhakaran, Dorairaj; Yusuf, Salim // Indian Journal of Medical Research; Nov2010, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p529
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses article related to cardiovascular disease in India.
Prabhakaran, Dorairaj; Yusuf, Salim // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 11/25/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 11, p1149
Presents corrections to the article "Recommendations for the Management of Dyslipidemia and the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Summary of the 2003 Update," which appeared in a 2003 issue of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal."
- The Effect of Weather on Respiratory and Cardiovascular Deaths in 12 U.S. Cities.
Braga, Alf�sio L.F.; Zanobetti, Antonella; Schwartz, Joel // Environmental Health Perspectives; Sep2002, Vol. 110 Issue 9, p859
Examines the effect of weather on respiratory and cardiovascular death in the U.S. Impact of cold temperature on cardiovascular disease (CVD); Factors contributing to the seasonal patterns in mortality; Assessment of the lag structure between weather and respiratory and CVD daily deaths.
- Carbamazepine neurotoxicity precipitated by diltiazem.
Brodie, Martin J.; Macphee, Graeme J.A. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 5/3/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6529, p1170
Examines the use of calcium antagonists in cardiovascular diseases. Administration of diltiazem in a patient; Inhibition of metabolism of carbamazepine by diltiazem; Increase in the daily dose of carbamazepine.
- Video and Electronic Resources.
Brodie, Martin J.; Macphee, Graeme J.A. // American Journal of Public Health; Mar1999, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p427
The article provides a list of Web sites related to cardiovascular disease including the American College of Cardiology at http://www.acc.org/login/index.taf and the National Stroke Association at http://www.stroke.org/.
- A critical assessment of the role of pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics approaches to cardiovascular diseases.
Amouyel, P. // Pharmacogenomics Journal; 2001, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p95
Investigates the role of pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Comparison between pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics; Objectives and limitations of pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics; Information on pharmacogenomic techniques.
- Commentary on Effects of Age and Gender on the Cardiovascular Responses to Isoproterenol.
Stratton, John R. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ; Sep99, Vol. 54A Issue 9, pB401
Comments on a study regarding cardiovascular responses to Isoproterenol. Alterations leading to the reduced beta-adrenergic responsiveness of aging; Assessment of cardiac sympathetic nervous system.
- Cleveland Clinic service center keeps things running.
Stratton, John R. // Health Facilities Management; Apr2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p7
The article describes the cardiovascular facility and 12-story urological and kidney institute at the Cleveland Clinic's Cleveland campus.
- Patient counseling for disease prevention: Some, but not enough.
Stratton, John R. // Modern Medicine; May98, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p11
Presents an abstract of the article `Missed Opportunities in Preventive Counseling for Cardiovascular Disease--United States,' by CDC from `MMWR' dated February 13, 1998.
- Fish oil helps balloon surgery.
Stratton, John R. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Nov92, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p42
Discusses angioplasty, a procedure that relieves heart chest pains by inserting a balloon-tipped catheter in a blocked coronary artery and inflating the balloon to widen the plaque-constricted artery. Percentage of patients that experience recurrence of closure; Benefits of fish oil supplements...
- Even worse than they thought.
Stratton, John R. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Jan93, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p30
Reports that the American Heart Association has upgraded physical inactivity from simply being a contributing factor in cardiovascular disease to being a full-fledged risk factor.