JCI online early table of contents: April 13, 2009
METABOLIC DISEASE: New insights into hardening
of the arteries
Atherosclerosis, or hardening
of the arteries, is a disease of the major ... METABOLIC DISEASE: New role for immune system in hardening
of the arteries
Migraine Sufferers Face Greater Blood Clot Risk
... But condition doesn't hasten hardening
of arteries, researchers say
MONDAY, ... or no impact on the risk for developing any hardening
or narrowing of the arteries.
"Our study ... that migraine [patients] are more likely to have hardening
and narrowing of the arteries, [known as] ...
Cholesterol, blood pressure control may reverse atherosclerosis in adults with diabetes
... may help to prevent and possibly reverse hardening
of the arteries, according to new research ... (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health. hardening
of the arteries, also known as atherosclerosis, ... of the carotid (neck) artery -- an indication of hardening
of the arteries, a leading effect of high blood ...
Viral Infection Might Trigger High Blood Pressure
... Mouse study shows CMV raises risk of hypertension, hardening
FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- A hidden viral ... were more likely to develop not only high blood pressure but also the hardening
of the arteries called atherosclerosis, according to a report in the May ...
Heavy Traffic Can Be Heartbreaking
... Exposure to air pollution is linked to hardening
of the arteries
SUNDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The ... who live near heavy traffic are more likely to develop atherosclerosis, or hardening
of the arteries, which can boost the risk of heart disease.
JCI online early table of contents: July 10, 2008
METABOLIC DISEASE: A novel marker of hardening
of the arteries
Atherosclerosis is a disease of the major arterial blood vessels that is often known as hardening
of the arteries; it is one of the main causes of heart attack and stroke. ...
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP Files Suit Against General Electric Company on Behalf of a Man Who Developed Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) from Contrast Agent Omniscan
... contrast dyes such as Omniscan. Symptoms of NSF include
thickening and hardening
of the skin, joint problems, muscle weakness and
eye discoloration. The ... characterized by high blood
pressure, burning, itching, swelling and hardening
of the skin. Other
symptoms include red or dark patches on the skin; pain ...
Marital Stress Linked to Heart Disease
... Couples with troubled relationships have hardening
of the coronary arteries, research says
TUESDAY, Oct. 23 ... spouses were more likely to have atherosclerosis, often referred to as hardening
of the arteries, Smith and his colleagues discovered. Levels of ...
Higher death rates in kidney patients with newly recognized disease
... patients with kidney failure and is characterized by a thickening and hardening
of the skin. It usually affects the arms and legs but it can also affect ... changes associated with NSF: hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin), hardening
and tethering (thickening). Patients with two out of the three findings ...
Less Aggressive Care for More Severe Heart Disease
... likely to get it.
The study of 143,999 people hospitalized between 2000 and 2008 found that those with previously diagnosed atherosclerosis -- hardening
of the arteries -- were less likely to undergo artery-opening surgery and get cholesterol-lowering drug therapy than those with no such diagnosis. ...
Hardening in Medical Technology
Northwestern Memorial Study Tests Cancer Drug on Scleroderma Patients
... Study Seeks Treatment to Address Skin hardening
Affects of the
CHICAGO, March 6 ... scleroderma, a rare, incurable autoimmune rheumatic disease
that leads to hardening
and tightening of the skin and connective tissues.
Scleroderma affects an ...
Younger Adults Increasingly Treated for Heart Disease-related Conditions
... Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heart disease,
high blood pressure and hardening
of the arteries - conditions that are
usually associated with the senior ... stroke. High LDL cholesterol
can cause atherosclerosis, a narrowing and hardening
of the arteries that
feed the heart and brain. High blood pressure, or ...
Dermatologists Caution That Severe Cases of Psoriasis Can Be Associated With Other Serious Medical Conditions
... areas of the immune system that are over-active in psoriasis patients. Excess inflammation also is present in other common conditions, such as hardening
of the arteries, heart attacks, stroke, obesity and diabetes -- which may explain why some psoriasis patients may be at an increased risk for ...
Clinical Data Demonstrates 5-Year Efficacy and Safety of Aquamid(R) in Facial Augmentation
... to achieve the desired augmentation. Therefore, the filling
effect is immediate and predictable. Moreover, the hydrogel does not cause
or fibrosis. No skin test is needed before treatment.
The hydrogel integrates completely into the tissue and does not migrate
from the injection ...
Reduced Lung Capacity Accelerates With Diabetes
... risk factor, but that after LDL cholesterol levels
were brought under control, ApoB (a measure of the number of LDL particles
in the blood that cause hardening
of the arteries) should also be tested
and treated to target levels in people at high risk.
The statement emphasizes the need to examine all ...
Video: The Arizona Heart Institute Announces the Largest Worldwide Experience with Endoluminal Grafting to Treat Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Related Pathologies
... of the thoracic aorta expands
or bulges like a balloon, it is called a thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA).
TAAs are often caused by atherosclerosis, or hardening
and weakening of the
arteries. An aortic dissection, which is often associated with high blood
pressure, occurs when blood flow forces apart and ...
FAU Receives Patent for Invention Which Induces and Restores Cardiac Muscle Function
... have some form of CVD.
These include diseases of the heart, stroke, high blood pressure,
congestive heart failure, congenital cardiovascular defects, hardening
the arteries and other diseases related to the circulatory system.
Lemanski also serves as president and chair of the FAU Research
DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Successful Phase Ib Results for DOV 21,947
... after the one-week
washout period at the end of the study. Although the exact mechanism is unclear, high triglyceride levels may
contribute to hardening
of the arteries (atherosclerosis) or thickening of
the artery walls, which increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and
heart disease. High ...
Hypertension Education Foundation Survey Results Announced At
American Society For Hypertension Annual Meeting Suggests Improved
Control Of High Blood Pressure, But Misconceptions Still Exist
... are aware that HBP increases the risk of other
life-threatening conditions such as failure of the kidney to
function properly (61%), hardening
of the arteries (65%) or
enlarged heart (61%). This degree of awareness of the risks
associated with hypertension is considerably higher than it ...
Hardening in Medical Products
Bone Plast Bone Void Filler
Features:... No issues with loose pellets
Moldable to fit any size and shape defect
Extrudable/moldable up to 8 minutes, begins hardening
in 10 minutes
Can be used in infected sites
Hardening in Medical Dictionary
... mellitus , and obesity . Arteriosclerosis : hardening
and thickening of the walls of the arteries. ... and lose their elasticity. It's often called hardening
of the arteries , and over time can lead to ... s and stroke . Arteriosclerosis , or " hardening
of the arteries ," commonly shows its effects ...
... Atherosclerosis -- often called hardening
of the arteries -- is the underlying cause of ... ATHEROSCLEROSIS - The progressive narrowing and hardening
of the arteries over time. This is known to ... : A process of progressive thickening and hardening
of the walls of medium-sized and large arteries ...
... . Some cysts will develop characteristic hardening
of organ tissue s from calcium deposits ( ... results in the progressive calcification and hardening
of the ligament s in the spinal column. Most ... than one isolated flap puffing up). Severe hardening
( calcification ) of the valve. Prolapse of ...
Hardening Of The Arteries
Of The Arteries Can't find what you want? Ask your question here Home ... hardening
of the arteries ( atherosclerosis ). This is ... or other irregular heart rhythms. hardening
of the arteries ( arteriosclerosis ) or other ...
... flow. Athero sclerosis -- often called hardening
of the arteries -- is the underlying cause of ... sclerosis ? Athero sclerosis is also called " hardening
of the arteries ." It occurs when fats and ... : A process of progressive thickening and hardening
of the walls of medium-sized and large arteries ...
... characterized by the enlargement of certain parts of the body and by the hardening
and ulcer ation of the surrounding skin . It is often caused by an ... more bacterial infections in the skin and lymph system . This causes hardening
and thickening of the skin , which is called elephantiasis . ...
... Induration : Localized hardening
of soft tissue of the body. The area becomes firm, but not as hard as ... reactions. The cascade of events initiated by the T cells leads to hardening
( induration ) and redness ( erythema ) at the injection site. ...
... . Reno vascular hypertension is high blood pressure caused by the hardening
and thickening of the arteries that supply blood to the kidney . What ... Cardio vascular disease . High blood pressure , arteriosclerosis ( hardening
of the arteries ), and other problems with the heart and blood vessels ...
... of tinnitus include disorders such as middle- or inner-ear infection , jaw problems (e.g, TMJ disorder), tumor s of the acoustic nerve , hardening
of the arteries or other blood vessel abnormalities, ... ...
... and spinal cord, preventing them from sending impulses to the muscle s. (2) F ALS E CROUP , SPASM O DIC LARYNGITIS " PREV ENT ATTACKS"by hardening
the skin with daily Cold Bath. Remove nasal obstruction, hypertrophies, or adenoid vegetation. Inhalations. TITER ( ALS O "TITRE"): A labor ...
Hardening in Biological News
Oatmeal's health claims strongly reaffirmed, science shows
... making them less susceptible to oxidation (oxidation is thought to lead to hardening
of the arteries.)
Supply unique compounds that may lead to reducing early hardening
of the arteries
Since the 80s, oatmeal has been scientifically ...
Mutant gene identified as villain in hardening of the arteries
... in the aorta and promotes coronary atherosclerosis, more commonly known as hardening
of the arteries, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine in Cell ... to reduce progression of tumors, and that these drugs may also promote hardening
of the arteries.
Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue
... The therapy also improved function of the left ventricle, the primary pumping chamber of the heart, by 40 percent and reduced fibrosis, the hardening
of the heart lining that impairs its ability to contract, by up to 50 percent.
"This work demonstrates a novel non-invasive mesenchymal stem cell ...
Triage technology with a Star Trek twist
... moment. The goal is to develop a handheld unit about the size of a legal notebook and as a thick as a ream of paper. Achieving this will require hardening
of the unit, and further testing of optical stabilization technology to make sure the unit can function despite a responder's arm and hand movements. ...
Genetic factors may predict depression in heart disease patients
... endothelial function involving the cells that line the inner surface of blood vessels; and omega-3 fatty acid metabolism, which can affect the hardening
of the arteries.
Following genotyping and statistical analyses, the research team discovered that genetic variations involving endothelial ...
Source of major health benefits in olive oil revealed
... of Porto.
Heart disease is caused partly by reactive oxygen, including free radicals, acting on LDL or "bad" cholesterol and resulting in hardening
of the arteries. Red blood cells are particularly susceptible to oxidative damage because they are the body's oxygen carriers.
In the study, ...
Promising 3-year data: Saving limbs with drug-eluting stents
... wounds that will not heal. Tissue death (gangrene) and amputation are imminent at this advanced stage of PAD, which is caused by atherosclerosis, the hardening
and narrowing of the arteries over time due to the buildup of fatty deposits called plaque.
"Multicenter randomized trials are necessary to ...
Fowl soil additive breaks down crude oil
... expensive fertilizers containing nitrogen and phosphorus, and again may come with an additional environmental price tag despite the bio label. Soil hardening
and a loss of soil quality often accompany this approach.
Ma and colleagues suggest that animal waste, and in particular chicken manure, may ...
High-fat diets inflame fat tissue around blood vessels, contribute to heart disease
... of the study and chair of the cardiovascular diseases division at UC.
Weintraub says that high fat diets contribute to atherosclerosisor the hardening
of arteriesin a number of ways.
"Elevated blood lipidsor cholesterol levelscan worsen with the intake of high fat diets, and this is known to ...
Fighting obesity and illness with a novel approach to nutrition
... of a type of blood fat called triglycerides which are a strong predictor for a person's risk for stroke. The potential complications are serious: hardening
of the arteries, an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and stroke.
Preserving the integrity of the food chain
Hardening in Biological Technology
Arizona Heart Institute First to Implant Powerlink XL in Phoenix, Arizona Since FDA Approval
... would have to undergo a major invasive surgical procedure," said
AAAs are often caused by atherosclerosis, or hardening
and weakening of
the arteries. Left untreated, AAAs can burst or rupture, leading to severe
internal bleeding, shock and death. Approximately half of ...
Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids
... change the stiffness of their skin. Normally it is very soft, but, for example, in response to a threat, the animal can activate its 'body armor' by hardening
its skin," explains Capadona, who has a sea cucumber in his aquarium. Marine biologists have shown in earlier studies that the switching effect in ...
K-State's Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan and Barbara Valent Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
... gene cloning. In 2005
Muthukrishnan was part of a K-State research team that identified several
enzymes involved in the synthesis, turnover and hardening
of a beetle's
exoskeleton. The discovery could not only lead to better pest control, but
it also could help create similar strong, lightweight ...
Cleveland Clinic-Led Research Uncovers New Mechanism That Heightens Risk of Heart Disease
and yet another doesn't. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute have
discovered a mechanism that contributes to the hardening
of arteries and
could explain why some individuals are at greater risk of developing heart
disease than others. In a study published in the Sept. 9 ...
Symantec: Cyber fraudsters look for low-hanging fruit
... probably fairly open. Today, you'll still find some of those out there, but it's a lot less than what was there before. We've done a decent job of hardening
the network perimeter across the Internet, which is why you don't see things like Blaster, Slammer, or Code Red nearly as much anymore. ISPs are ...
Hardening in Biological Dictionary
... ; Lightly padded footbed. Pennsylvania Steel has been proud to be a specialty steel supplier to the world ... FLEXOR steel is an oil hardening
alloy steel which exhibits superior ... Shop for womens shoes like Ecco Flexor at mySimon. Smart Shopping at mySimon. The Flexor features ...
... blood system that includes, ... In larger arteries , the outer, middle, and inner endothelial and muscle layers ... Why do some people develop hardening
of the arteries ? ... Although the arteries become progressively damaged over many years, the initial ... Dictionary.com - Largest free online ...