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Fatty deposits affect the stomach too

...heter which widens the artery. In fact, mesenteric ischemia should alert those who suffer from it to more serious problems elsewhere namely in the coronary arteries....

New ways to help children with trauma

... been shown to be effective for stroke and hypoxic ischemia in children, but its effectiveness in treating children with traumatic brain injuries has not yet been studied. Hypothermia decreases inflammation, excitotoxicity (excessive neurotransmitters released with injury that damage tissues), and cell death....

Hidden Disease in Stroke Patients

...sease. The most commonly used tests for myocardial ischemia are exercise ECG, nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging, and stress echocardiography."...

Doubts Cast On Benefits Of Vitamin E

...a supplement of vitamin E may increase the risk of ischemia or of heart failure in people. The recommended dietary allowance for vitamin E is 15mg daily. However, the supplements available in the market contain 400 to 800mg, while the multivitamins contain much less doses. Hence any supplement of vitamin E t...

Pomegranate juice to check fetal brain injury

...granate juice can prevent the condition of hypoxia ischemia in babies if their mothers have the juice when they are carrying them. Hypoxia ischemia is the condition of decreased blood flow and oxygen to the fetal brain that can cause complications ...

Prayer Can Help In Recoverty of Heart Patients

... a reduction death, heart failure, post-procedural ischemia or heart attack,than those without such therapies.... and a lower absolute incidence of post-procedural ischemia during hospitalization," the researchers concluded....

Angioplasty plus stenting better than thrombolysis for elderly patients with AMI

...c therapy were more likely to experience recurrent ischemia (31%) than primary angioplasty patients (2%) and to require revascularization procedures (48% versus 5%). None of those who underwent primary angioplasty experienced major bleeding, compared with 17% of those in the thrombolysis group. As a consequen...

Influence Of Heart Rate On Myocardial Oxygen Tension

...rillation, pO2 dropped to zero. Left ventricular ischemia with subsequent necrosis of myocardium is the most important factor for postoperative myocardial insufficiency leading to death or myocardial dysfunction after open-heart surgery. Myocardial oxygen tension is depending on several factors such as coro...

Pomegranate Juice Consumption May Improve Myocardial Ischemia

...ranate juice may improve stress-induced myocardial ischemia in patients who have coronary heart disease (CHD)....erfusion in 45 patients who had CHD and myocardial ischemia in a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. Patients were randomly assigned into 2 gr...

A first in Liver Transplant in India – Networking works wel

...0,000 for a chartered flight and it also made the ischemia time the minimum possible. In India a liver transplant surgery can be done within Rs.10 to 15 Lakhs. The problem has been a lack of organ donors. MOHAN Foundation has its network spread in three to four states and also maintains a time sensitive wa...

Fat cells lethally connected to heart disease

...l adipocytes sense and respond to inflammation and ischemia could lead to new, rationally designed therapies for heart disease." Professor Jeremy Pearson, associate medical director of the British Heart Foundation, said: "This is an interesting piece of research. It has been recognized for several years tha...

Fat Cells Can Trigger Heart Diseases

...l adipocytes sense and respond to inflammation and ischemia could lead to new, rational design for therapies on heart disease. Stating that it is an interesting piece of research, Professor Jeremy Pearson, associate medical director of the British Heart Foundation, said that though it had been recognised for...

Rare Nerve Disease Causing Gene Identified

...seen in neurodegeneration that was associated with ischemia due to stroke, spinal cord trauma, head injury and Alzheimer's disease, thereby making it a potential drug target. Stating that iron is known to accumulate with age in brain regions attacked by Alzheimer and Parkinson's diseases, she said: ‘This is...

New Way To Combat Spinal Cord Injury during Aortic Surgery

... severe deficits can be controlled through reduced ischemia time, the mere act of reintroducing blood and oxygen (reperfusion) also causes cellular damage. Ischemia-reperfusion injury exerts its effects on the spinal cord via release of reactive oxygen species, damage to cellular components such as mitocho...

Antibiotic Proved Protective against Heart Tissue Damage and Cell Death – Research Find

...therapeutic strategy to limit cell death caused by ischemia or reperfusion injury, and possibly long-term prevention of ventricular remodeling – the changes in size, shape and function that may occur to the left ventricle of the heart,’ said Rakesh C. Kukreja, Ph.D., professor of medicine and Eric Lipman Chai...

Study Says Chest Pain Toll in Women is More than Physical

...ntinue to seek medications and therapies to reduce ischemia and angina over their lifetimes,' said Bairey Merz, who holds the Women’s Guild Chair in Women’s Health at Cedars-Sinai. Compared with women who have blocked arteries, women with nonobstructive CAD are at lower risk for cardiovascular death, but th...

Early Statin Therapy for Patients Reduces Death, Cardiovascular Events

...roup of heart disorders associated with myocardial ischemia (a lack of blood flow to the heart). In addition to reducing cholesterol, statins may stabilize the amount of plaque build-up in arteries, reduce inflammation, prevent blood clotting, reduce blood pressure and improve the functioning of blood vessels...

Outwardly Expressed Anger Affects Some Women’s Heart Arterie

...for angiograms because of chest pain and suspected ischemia were enrolled. The hostility study included 636 women with suspected coronary artery disease who were referred for diagnostic coronary angiography. The research team published an article last year showing that hostility and anger are related to cor...

Potential for Adult Stem Cells to Repair Hearts Damaged Investigated

...nical outcomes in subjects with chronic myocardial ischemia (CMI), a severe form of coronary artery disease. ...erization Lab and study investigator. Myocardial ischemia is a serious heart condition that involves narrowing of coronary arteries and results in limited blo...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Diseased Limbs

...tter options to treat what is called critical limb ischemia because the condition often results in amputation ...year mortality rate in patients with critical limb ischemia is between 25 percent and 45 percent, and the risk of death increases with amputation. An estimate...

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