Research Updates: heart

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 28

    CALZADA and colleagues, Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UMDS-Guys Hospital, London UK write that there is mounting evidence that antioxidants may help prevent coronary heart disease and modulate c1


  2. Issue 28

    PIETINEN and colleagues, Department of Nutrition, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland studied the relation between the intake of specific fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease. @m:METHODS: The cohort examined r1


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    BERG and colleagues, Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany write that antioxidants, particularly carotenoids, may influence risk of cardiovascular disease. The authors studied the influence of oral contraceptiv1


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    BALLEGAARD and colleagues, Acupuncture Center, Klampenborg, Denmark. used acupuncture, Shiatsu and lifestyle adjustments in the treatment of patients with severe angina pectoris. @m:METHODS: 69 patients wi1


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    WENNEBERG and colleagues, Department of Physiological and Biological Sciences, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield Iowa 52557 USA write that cardiovascular responses to stress reactivity has been proposed as a risk factor for hyperten1


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    OLSSON and YUAN, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden studied four antioxidant treatment modalities - probucol, beta-carotene, vitamin E and anti-iron - against atherosclerosi1


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    MCGRADY, Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo USA writes that dysregulation in blood pressure control can occur as a result of psychological stress in either the hypertensive or


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    WATANABE and colleagues, Tokyo Women's Medical College, Department of Medicine, Daini Hospital, Japan write that autogenic training, a method of self-hypnosis, lowers the extent of within-day change of systolic1


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    JEPPESEN and colleagues, Department of Medicine, Stanford University of Medicine, CA USA evaluated the effects of variations in dietary carbohydrate and fat upon a number of parameters of carbohydrate and lipoprotein metabolism in


  10. Issue 28

    KARDINAAL and colleagues, Department of Epidemiology, TNO Nutrition and Food Research, Zeist the Netherlands studied the association between selenium status and risk of acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). @m: T1


  11. Issue 28

    CAMARGO and colleagues, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA USA write that moderate alcohol consumption decreases the risk of coronary heart disease, but that its effect 1


  12. Issue 28

    SANTOS and colleagues, Department of Physiology, Unviersity of Granada, Spain studied the effects of dietary fish oil upon fatty acid composition of red cell membrane in people with coronary he1


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    ERNST and WHITE, Department of Complementary Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, University of Exeter, UK reviewed the literature (25 references) regarding the use of acupuncture as an useful additi1


  14. Issue 28

    COLLINS and RICE, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor USA studied the effects of progressive muscle relaxation and guided imagery upon psychological and physiological outcomes


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    MOSER and colleagues, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA write that advanced heart failure involves the activation of the sympathetic nervous and intense vasoconstriction. Conditions with similar physiological features have been trea1


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    CONQUER and HOLUB, Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences, Universityof Guelph, Ontario Canada conducted a double-blind study with healthy vegetarian subjects in order to study the effect of dieta1


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    KUCHARSKA and colleagues, Farmakobiochemicke laboratorium III, internej klinky Lekarskej fakulty Unvierzity Komenskeho v Bratislave, Slovakia write that pathobiochemical mechanisms involved in the rejection of transplanted hearts are n1


  18. Issue 28

    LARKIN and ZAYFERT, Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown USA studied the use of anger management training with hypertensive patients. @m:METHODS: 13 essential hypertensive pat1


  19. Issue 28

    AZEN and colleagues, Statistical Consultation and Research Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles USA write that experimental, epidemiological and clinical evidence is accumulating which demonstrates an associat1


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    TEMPLE, Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada reviews (65 references) the role of diet and fat in the prevention and reversal of coronary heart disease (CHD). The author writes that vigorous dietary in1


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