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MONDAY, Nov. 13, 2017 -- Avoiding heart disease may be a nutty idea. That's the conclusion of a new study of more than 210,000 U.S. adults tracked for 32 years. Researchers found that those who regularly ate peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts...
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Shenmai injection suppresses multidrug resistance in MCF-7/ADR cells through the MAPK/NF-κB signalling pathway. Pharm Biol. 2020 Dec;58(1):276-285 Authors: Yang L, Zhang C, Chen J, Zhang S, Pan G, Xin Y, Lin L, You Z Abstract Context: Shenmai Injection (SMI) is usually used to treat atherosclerotic coronary heart disease and viral myocarditis in China. However, the effect of SMI on multidrug resistance has not been reported.Objective: To investigate the reversal effect of SMI in adriamycin (ADR) resistant breast cancer cell line (MCF-7/ADR) and explore the related molecular mechanisms.Materials a...
Source: Pharmaceutical Biology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Pharm Biol Source Type: research
Universal approaches to the prevention and treatment of human diseases fail to take into account profound immune diversity resulting from genetic variations across populations. Personalized or precision medicine takes into account individual lifestyle, environment, and biology (genetics and immune status) and is being adopted in several disease intervention strategies such as cancer and heart disease. However, its application in infectious diseases, particularly global diseases such as tuberculosis (TB), is far more complex and in a state of infancy. Here, we discuss the impact of human genetic variations on immune respons...
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Purpose of review Orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT) significantly improves morbidity and mortality in patients with end-stage heart disease. Despite advances in surgical technique, immunosuppressive therapies, and patient monitoring, long-term risk of arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the denervated heart remains unchanged. Recent findings SCD is responsible for approximately 10% of all posttransplant deaths with a pooled incidence rate of 1.30 per 100 person years and is strongly associated with cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV). Risk factors for SCD and CAV include higher donor age, younger recip...
Source: Current Opinion in Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: CARDIAC FAILURE: Edited by Rebecca Cogswell and Gene Kim Source Type: research
Does a cell surface protein explain why the coronavirus is more likely to kill people with diabetes or heart disease? Researchers are trying to find out
Source: New Scientist - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research
TUESDAY, April 7, 2020 -- Long-term heavy drinking may lead to significant weight gain and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke in older adults, British researchers warn. They analyzed data from more than 4,800 U.K. civil servants who were...
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TUESDAY, April 7, 2020 -- Genetic testing is not better at predicting coronary heart disease risk compared with conventional risk factors, according to a study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Jonathan...
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Conditions:   Congenital Heart Disease;   Covid-19 Intervention:   Sponsors:   University Hospital, Montpellier;   Pr. Jean-Benoît THAMBO, Bordeaux (président);   Dr. Céline GRUNENWALD GRONIER, Strasbourg;   Dr. Sébastien HASCOET, Le Plessis-Robinson;   Dr. Adeline BASQUIN, Rennes;   Dr. Nicolas COMBES, Toulouse;   Dr. Xavier IRIART, Bordea ux;   Dr. Daniela LAUX, Paris;   Dr. Magalie LADOU...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusion Patients’ responses highlighted the need to increase individuals’ awareness on the first signs and symptoms of the disease. The survey also showed that chronic stable angina patients need constant emotional support to overcome stress, anxiety, and depression. Finally, this study suggests the need to offer greater space for dialogue with healthcare professionals to get more comprehensive and ‘patient-friendly’ information.
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Research articles: Coronary artery disease Source Type: research
The COngenital HeARt Disease in adult and Pulmonary Hypertension (COHARD-PH) registry is the first registry for congenital heart disease (CHD) and CHD-related pulmonary hypertension (PH) in adults in Indonesia...
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our study results were not consistent with the hypothesis that PPI use increases MI risk among people without known heart disease.
Source: Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Cardiovascular Disease Source Type: research
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