Consumption of nuts and legumes and risk of stroke: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

Source: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research

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AbstractAcute stroke alters the systemic immune response as can be observed in peripheral blood; however, the molecular mechanism by which microRNA (miRNA) regulates target gene expression in response to acute stroke is unknown. We performed a miRNA microarray on the peripheral blood of 10 patients with acute ischemic stroke and 11 control subjects. Selected miRNAs were quantified using a TaqMan assay. After searching for putative targets from the selected miRNAs using bioinformatic analysis, functional studies including binding capacity and protein expression of the targets of the selected miRNAs were performed. The resul...
Source: Molecular Neurobiology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
The EPA and conventional air pollution regulations are back in the news. NPRreported that the seven-member Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC), which provides the EPA with technical advice for National Ambient Air Quality Standards, is “considering guidelines that upend basic air pollution science.” But NPR’s oversimplified depiction of a settled scientific debate ignores real misgivings about the science that has justified the regulations and provides an opportunity to ask questions about the proper role of science in publi c policy.The pollutant in question is particulate matter (PM), tiny p...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - Category: American Health Authors: Source Type: blogs
(CNN) — Whether you eat breakfast might be linked with your risk of dying early from cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. Skipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, especially stroke-related death, in the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on Monday. After a person’s age, sex, race, socioeconomic status, diet, lifestyle, body mass index and disease status were taken into account, the study found that those who never had breakfast had a 87% higher risk of cardiovascular mortality compared with people who h...
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Eating breakfast could be a simple way to promote cardiovascular health, one researcher says.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Heart Cholesterol Deaths (Fatalities) Stroke Journal of the American College of Cardiology Source Type: news
Backward walking has a positive effect on gait ability. Action observational training is an effective treatment method for stroke neurological disorders. This randomised comparator-controlled pilot study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of backward walkin...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: KT may have positive effects on lower-extremity, post-stroke rehabilitation. Due to the limited number and quality of the research, additional studies are needed to identify KT benefits. PMID: 31003662 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research
Abstract The study was conducted to investigate the efficacy and safety of herbal medicine (HM) for post-stroke anxiety (PSA). Through comprehensive searches, twenty randomized controlled trials were included. Meta-analysis showed that compared to the HM group, the conventional pharmacotherapy group showed significantly lower Hamilton anxiety rating scale (HAMA) score after 1 week of treatment, but not after 2, 4, and 6 weeks of treatment, and higher HAMA score after 8 weeks and 3 months of treatment. Meanwhile, compared to the conventional pharmacotherapy alone group, the HM plus conventional pharmacotherapy grou...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research
Condition:   Stroke Intervention:   Device: Multi-b diffusion sequence MRI Sponsor:   University Hospital, Bordeaux Not yet recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 21 April 2019Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Liyong Lu, Jay PanAbstractThe main purpose of this article is to analyze the association between hospital competition and stroke inpatient costs. Stroke is selected as the representative of a class of diseases characterized by asymmetric information and lack of autonomy of service choice. A total of 98,061 observations are selected from a medical record dataset in the Sichuan Province. The fixed radius approach of 15 miles and Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI) are employed to define the hospital market and measure the competition ...
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
This paper summarizes 2018 guidelines by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association outlining optimal treatment for early management of patients with acute ischemic stroke.U.S. Pharmacist
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news
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