Nicotine induces insulin resistance via downregulation of Nrf2 in cardiomyocyte

This study identified potential therapeutic targets against nicotine-related cardiovascular diseases.
Source: Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

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Conclusions: Important associations exist between PHG and family history of PHG, psychiatric history, supplement use, and vitamin deficiencies, providing insight into the pathophysiology and potential comorbidities of PHG.
Source: International Journal of Trichology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 -- Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment of obstructive sleep apnea can ease depression in people with heart disease, according to a groundbreaking new study. " Patients who have had a stroke or heart attack are...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
To examine the association of comorbid occurrence of diabetes and depression with risk of cardiovascular endpoints including cardiovascular mortality, coronary heart disease and stroke.
Source: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: Secondary prevention programs and patient education have to take into account individual or unique differences. It is important to pay attention to issues that are known to contribute to motivation rather than to reply on education alone to improve adherence.
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: ARTICLES: Adherence Source Type: research
__________ Last month, researchers from over 60 countries gathered at the International Positive Psychology Association’s 6th World Congress in Melbourne, Australia, to share cutting-edge insights on the science of well-being. Several insights presented stood out to me as new or surprising. 1. Positive solitude Researchers have repeatedly found that social connection is one of the keys to happiness. And for many of us, feeling separated from other people translates into a sense of loneliness and disconnection. But does solitude have to be a negative experience? Can time alone feed our well-being? Researchers Martin L...
Source: SharpBrains - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Health & Wellness cognitive-behavioral-therapy Feeling active positive Positive-Psychology social-connection solitude well-being Source Type: blogs
Stem cells are not FDA-approved for joint pain, cataracts, depression, autism, dementia, or heart disease, but stem cell clinics around the country are offering treatment for these very conditions.Medscape
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news
Int J Sports Med DOI: 10.1055/a-0902-8601To examine the prevalence of chronic disease and mental health problems in retired professional, male jockeys compared to an age-matched reference population. A cross-sectional study comparing data from a cohort of retired professional jockeys with an age-matched general population sample. Male participants (age range: 50–89 years old) were used to compare health outcomes of self-reported physician-diagnosed conditions: heart disease, stroke, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, depression and anxiety between study populations. Conditional logistic regression ...
Source: International Journal of Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Tags: Clinical Sciences Source Type: research
We report 65 studies, 51 patients (mean age of 13  ± 4 years; 75% males), with aortic stenosis (AS) who had a maximal exercise test between 2005 and 2016. We defined three groups based on resting mean Doppler gradient across their aortic valve: severe AS (n = 10; gradient of ≥ 40 mmHg), moderate AS (n = 20; gradient 25–39 mmHg), and mild AS (n = 35; gradient ≤ 24 mmHg). We studied symptoms (chest pain) during exercise, resting electrocardiogram changes (left ventricular hypertrophy [LVH]), complex arrh...
Source: Pediatric Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Obstetricians and midwives in New Zealand should be prepared to provide care for women with chronic conditions who may have surprise pregnancies. Comprehensive family planning services, preconception care and systemwide reduction in health inequities are needed to help women with chronic health conditions enter pregnancy as healthy as possible. PMID: 31352469 [PubMed - in process]
Source: New Zealand Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: N Z Med J Source Type: research
In conclusion, you are not your thoughts; you are the sum of so much more, including your intent and, more importantly, action. 
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Self-Help opinions Positive Psychology Rumination thoughts Source Type: blogs
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