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Young Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Endothelial Dysfunction

Front Pediatr 2021 Dec 8;9:764679 Characterization of Cardiac, Vascular, and Metabolic Changes in Young Childhood Cancer Survivors Olof Broberg 1 2, Ingrid Øra 2 3, Thomas Wiebe 3, Constance G Weismann 1 2, Petru Liuba 1 2   Abstract Background: Childhood cancer survivors (CCS) are at an increased risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). It was the primary aim of this study to

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COVID and Cholesterol

Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2020 Jul 1;319(1):E197-E202.  Cholesterol: A new game player accelerating vasculopathy caused by SARS-CoV-2? Xiaoling Cao 1, Rong Yin 1, Helmut Albrecht 2 3, Daping Fan 1 4, Wenbin Tan 1 4 Abstract The pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has become a global threat to public health. Functional impairments in multiple organs have been reported

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Long COVID: From Heart to Muscle

J Appl Physiol 2022 Jan 12.  From heart to muscle: Pathophysiological mechanisms underlying long-term physical sequelae from SARS-CoV-2 infection Corinna Serviente 1 2, Stephen T Decker 1, Gwenael Layec 1 2   Abstract The long-term sequelae of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are multifaceted and, besides the lungs, impact other organs and tissues, even in

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What is the most widely consumed pharmacological substance in the world?

Acute effects of coffee on skin blood flow and microvascular function Erik Tesselaar 1, Dzeneta Nezirevic  2, Simon Farnebo 3   Abstract Objective: Studies on the acute effects of coffee on the microcirculation have shown contradicting results. This study aimed to investigate if intake of caffeine-containing coffee changes blood flow and microvascular reactivity

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Fatty acid-modified dairy vs. conventional dairy and endothelial function (full-text)

Am J Clin Nutr 2022 Jan 10; nqab428.  Effect of fat reformulated dairy food consumption on postprandial flow-mediated dilatation and cardiometabolic risk biomarkers compared with conventional dairy: a randomized, controlled trial Oonagh Markey 1, Dafni Vasilopoulou 1, Kirsty E Kliem 2 3, Colette C Fagan 1 3,

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Massive Microvascular Dysfunction Seen across US Outpatient Clinics: A Sign of High Residual Risk? Data from 7,105 Patients

Research Article | Open Access Volume 2022 |Article ID 4224975 |    High Frequency of Microvascular Dysfunction in US Outpatient Clinics: A Sign of High Residual Risk? Data from 7,105 Patients Morteza Naghavi,1,2 Stanley Kleis,3 Hirofumi Tanaka,4 Albert A. Yen,5 Ruoyu Zhuang,3 Ahmed Gul,3 Yasamin Naghavi,3 and Ralph Metcalfe3   Abstract Previous studies have linked peripheral microvascular dysfunction measured by

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Does Beetroot Really Work on BP and Endothelial Function?

BMJ Open Respir Res 2021 Sep;8(1):e000948.  Impact of dietary nitrate supplementation on exercise capacity and cardiovascular parameters in chronic respiratory disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis   Abdullah S Alsulayyim 1 2, Ali M Alasmari 1 3, Saeed M Alghamdi 1 4, Michael I Polkey 1, Nicholas

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Resistance training as a medicine to improve endothelial function

Resistance training as a medicine to improve endothelial function   Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss arno.schmidt-trucksaess@unibas.ch   Editorial on “Resistance training as a medicine to improve endothelial function” see Ref(1).   Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, Division Sports and Exercise Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland   Abstract The idea that

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Grape Juice in New Year’s Resolution to Improve Endothelial Function?

Pleotropic Effects of Polyphenols in Cardiovascular System   Abstract Numerous epidemiological and clinical studies demonstrate the beneficial effects of naturally occurring, polyphenol supplementations, on cardiovascular system. The present review emphasizes on the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disorders (involving heart and blood vessels), and overview of preclinical

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To beer or not to beer: A meta-analysis of the effects of beer consumption on cardiovascular health

PLoS One 2020 Jun 3;15(6):e0233619  To beer or not to beer: A meta-analysis of the effects of beer consumption on cardiovascular health Giorgia Spaggiari 1, Angelo Cignarelli 2, Andrea Sansone 3, Matteo Baldi 4, Daniele Santi 1 5 Abstract A moderate alcohol consumption is demonstrated to exert

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