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Image focus: renovascular hypertension. Acta Cardiol. 2019 Sep 19;:1-2 Authors: Dhont S, de Niel C, van Mieghem C PMID: 31536466 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Cardiologica - Category: Cardiology Tags: Acta Cardiol Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 19 October 2019Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Leôncio Lopes Soares, Filipe Rios Drummond, Leonardo Mateus Teixeira Rezende, Alexandre Jaime Lopes Dantas Costa, Tiago Ferreira Leal, Meilene Ribeiro Fidelis, Mariana Machado Neves, Thales Nicolau Prímola-Gomes, Miguel Araujo Carneiro-Junior, Emily Correna Carlo Reis, Antônio José NataliAbstractAimAnalyze the effects of voluntary running during the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) induced by monocrotaline (MCT) on the right ventricle (RV) structure, RV myocyte contractility and intracellular Ca2+...
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic DisordersAuthor(s): Côme Roux, Béatrice Villemur, Brigitte Giovannoni, Lucie Koeyemelk, Monique Mendelson, Meriem Benmerad, Marie Joyeux-Faure, Renaud Tamisier, Jean-Louis PepinAbstractObjectiveObstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome is one of the most frequent chronic diseases in the general population. The nocturnal rostral fluid shift is accepted as a key mechanism in OSA pathogenesis in medical conditions associated with fluid overload. The main objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of ...
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
HIGH blood pressure is a common condition in which the pressure in the arteries is higher than it should be. If left untreated, serious problems can develop. To keep blood pressure readings in check, adding a certain herb to your meals could help.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This article presents a case study of surgical management of a Martorell ulcer in a 69-year-old woman with Liddle syndrome. To the authors’ knowledge, this is the first case reported in the literature of this rare ulcer occurring secondary to this rare cause of hypertension.
Source: Advances in Skin and Wound Care - Category: Dermatology Tags: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE Source Type: research
This study examined whether a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with age at onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in three racial-ethnic groups. METHODS: Data from 7,577 non-Hispanic Caucasian, 792 African American, and 870 Hispanic participants with clinically diagnosed AD were obtained from the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center. Participants were categorized by the presence or absence of self-reported remote history of TBI (>1 year before diagnosis of AD) with loss of consciousness (LOC) (TBI+) or no history of TBI with LOC (TBI-). Any group differences in education; sex; APOE ε4 all...
Source: Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci Source Type: research
ConclusionsThese findings imply that household- and village-level factors explain substantial variation in the prevalence of chronic disease symptoms and reported diagnoses in India.
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Cindy Yuan, Kirti Kulkarni, Brittany Z. DashevskyAbstractObjectiveTo evaluate the impact of comorbid conditions and age on mammography use.MethodsWe used data from the 2011 to 2015 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, which contained records for 40,752 women over the age of 40. Use was defined as a mammogram within the previous 1 or 2 years, analyzed separately. A logit model was employed to evaluate associations between use and comorbidities and age. Statistical significance was defined by a P value
Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Low socioeconomic status and patient questionnaires in osteoarthritis: challenges to a "biomedical model" and value of a complementary "biopsychosocial model". Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2019 Sep-Oct;37 Suppl 120(5):18-23 Authors: Pincus T, Castrejon I Abstract Modern medical care is based largely on a paradigm known as a "biomedical model," in which "objective," high-technology biomarkers guide clinical care, and most health outcomes are determined by health professionals rather than individuals, using drugs as the primary therapy. The biomedical model is spectacularly...
Source: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: Clin Exp Rheumatol Source Type: research
Conclusion: The prevalence of PAD in the Korean population was 4.6%. Old age, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease were significant risk factors for PAD. Further nationwide study is needed. PMID: 31620395 [PubMed]
Source: Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research - Category: Surgery Tags: Ann Surg Treat Res Source Type: research
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