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Vitamin D and Endothelial Dysfunction

Scientific Report from Nature Sci Rep. 2016 Mar 1;6:22341  (Free Access) Vitamin D improves endothelial dysfunction and restores myeloid angiogenic cell function via reduced CXCL-10 expression in systemic lupus erythematosus. John A. Reynolds, Sahena Haque, Kate Williamson, David W. Ray, M. Yvonne Alexander & Ian N. Bruce Abstract Patients with

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New Discovery Links Endothelial Dysfunction to Brain Dysfunction

Association between Endothelial Dysfunction and Acute Brain Dysfunction during Critical Illness Anesthesiology. 2013 Mar; 118(3): 631–639. In this study, critically ill patients with lower vascular reactivity indicative of worse systemic endothelial function had increased duration of acute brain dysfunction.                   Evaluate Endothelial Function with VENDYS

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Latest on Endothelial Dysfunction from Circulation Research

Circ Res. 2016 Feb 19;118(4):620-36 Endothelial Cell Dysfunction and the Pathobiology of Atherosclerosis Gimbrone MA Jr1, García-Cardeña G2. 1From the Department of Pathology, Center for Excellence in Vascular Biology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. mgimbrone@partners.org. 2From the Department of Pathology, Center for

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American Football Causes Endothelial Dysfunction

FASEB J. 2016 Jan;30(1):34-40 The toll of the gridiron: damage-associated molecular patterns and hypertension in American football. McCarthy CG1, Webb RC2. Abstract American football has unequivocally been linked to elevations in blood pressure and hypertension, especially in linemen. However, the mechanisms of this increase cannot be attributed solely to increased body

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Erectile Dysfunction vs. Endothelial Dysfunction

Association of Peripheral Microvascular Dysfunction and Erectile Dysfunction Gerber RE1, Vita JA2, Ganz P3, Wager CG1, Araujo AB1, Rosen RC1, Kupelian V4. 1New England Research Institutes, Inc., Watertown, Massachusetts. 2Evans Department of Medicine and Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. 3Division of Cardiology, San Francisco General

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Effects of a lifestyle intervention on endothelial function

Effects of a lifestyle intervention on endothelial function in men on long-term androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer CONCLUSION: This study demonstrates that lifestyle changes can improve endothelial function in men on long-term ADT for prostate cancer. British Journal of Cancer January 2016.   Evaluate Endothelial Function with VENDYS Digital Thermal

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Endothelial function following prolonged sitting –Connecting the dots between sedentary life and CVD

Endothelial dysfunction following prolonged sitting is mediated by a reduction in shear stress. Restaino RM, Walsh LK, Morishima T, Vranish JR, Martinez-Lemus LA, Fadel PJ, Padilla J. Abstract We and others have recently reported that prolonged sitting impairs endothelial function in the leg vasculature; however, the mechanism(s) remain unknown.

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Endothelial Function in Hypertension: Victim or Culprit

      Featured Articles: * Endothelialin Hypertension: Victim or Culprit? Function * Telomerase and Endothelial Dysfunction   Go Beyond Blood Pressure and Evaluate Endothelial Function With VENDYS Thermal Monitoring of Vascular Reactivity VENDYS®  An innovative, inexpensive, noninvasive office-based technology.  Reply “Interested” for More Info      

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