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Visit us @ Silicon Valley’s Largest Medical Technology Show — Nitrate, Nitrite, NO scientific update

Visit Endothelix and experience VENDYS-II (the only fully-automated office-based non-invasive vascular function test)  @ Silicon Valley’s Largest Medical Technology Conference  (San Jose Sep 25-27, 2017) Mol Aspects Med. 2017 Sep 6. pii: S0098-2997(17)30061-4. doi: 10.1016/j.mam.2017.08.001. [Epub ahead of print] Vegetable-derived bioactive nitrate and cardiovascular health. Bondonno CP1, Blekkenhorst LC2, Liu

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Imagine if Hurricanes Harvey and Irma were predicted the same way CVD is predicted!

Imagine if hurricanes Harvey and Irma were predicted the same way CVD is predicted today: an estimated 10-year risk prediction! Imagine if the weatherman says there is a 7.5% chance of a category 5 hurricane in the next 10 years.  Do you think people would take immediate

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Endothelial Dysfunction Linked to Alzheimer, Pulmonary Vasculitis, Retinopathy, and Acute Stroke

Int J Mol Sci. 2017 Sep 13;18(9). pii: E1965. doi: 10.3390/ijms18091965. Blood-Brain Barrier Dysfunction and the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease. Yamazaki Y1, Kanekiyo T2. Author information 1 Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA. yamazaki.yu@mayo.edu. 2 Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road,

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Endothelial FunctionS not Function. “Endothelial Function is a Misnomer!”

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 Sep;37(9):e108-e114. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.117.309813. Endothelial Functions. Godo S1, Shimokawa H2. Author information 1 From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan. 2 From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan. shimo@cardio.med.tohoku.ac.jp. Abstract The endothelium plays important roles in

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Two updates: 1) Treat endothelial dysfunction with sleep. 2) High blood sugar causes endothelial dysfunction via sympathetic over-activity

J Clin Atherosclerosis. 2017 Aug 18;265:41-46. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.08.001. [Epub ahead of print] Insufficient sleep is associated with impaired nitric oxide-mediated endothelium-dependent vasodilation. Bain AR1, Weil BR2, Diehl KJ2, Greiner JJ2, Stauffer BL3, DeSouza CA4. Author information 1 Integrative Vascular Biology Laboratory, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA. Electronic address: Anthony.bain@colorado.edu.

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1) Cocoa, Blood Pressure, and Vascular Function 2) Endothelium and oxidative stress: The Pandora’s Box of cerebral (and non-only) small vessel disease?

Front Nutr. 2017 Aug 2;4:36. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2017.00036. eCollection 2017. Cocoa, Blood Pressure, and Vascular Function. Ludovici V1,2, Barthelmes J1, Nägele MP1, Enseleit F1, Ferri C2, Flammer AJ1, Ruschitzka F1, Sudano I1. Author information 1 Cardiology, University Heart Center, University Hospital and University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. 2 Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of

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Skin Blood Flow Abnormal in Metabolic Syndrome — plus — Preoperative Assessment of Endothelial Function for Prediction of Adverse Events After Cardiovascular Surgery

Circ J. 2017 Aug 3. doi: 10.1253/circj.CJ-17-0567. [Epub ahead of print] Preoperative Assessment of Endothelial Function for Prediction of Adverse Events After Cardiovascular Surgery. Saito Y1, Kitahara H1, Matsumiya G2, Kobayashi Y1. Author information 1 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine. 2 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Chiba

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Sugar-induced endothelial dysfunction treated by 30min of aerobic exercise

Microvasc Res. 2017 Jul 31;115:8-11. doi: 10.1016/j.mvr.2017.07.003. [Epub ahead of print] Transient endothelial dysfunction induced by sugar-sweetened beverage consumption may be attenuated by a single bout of aerobic exercise. Varsamis P1, Walther G2, Share B1, Taylor F3, Stewart S4, Lorenzen C1, Loader J5. Author information 1 School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia. 2 School of

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Dietary sugars, not lipids, drive hypothalamic inflammation

​ Mol Metab. 2017 Jun 20;6(8):897-908. doi: 10.1016/j.molmet.2017.06.008. eCollection 2017 Aug. Dietary sugars, not lipids, drive hypothalamic inflammation. Gao Y1,2, Bielohuby M3, Fleming T4, Grabner GF5, Foppen E2, Bernhard W6, Guzmán-Ruiz M7, Layritz C1, Legutko B1, Zinser E6, García-Cáceres C1, Buijs RM7, Woods SC8, Kalsbeek A2,9, Seeley RJ10, Nawroth PP4, Bidlingmaier M3, Tschöp MH1,11, Yi CX2. Author information 1 Institute for Diabetes and Obesity, Helmholtz Diabetes

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Children with Type 1 Diabetes Have Delayed Flow-Mediated Dilation, and Microvascular ED in Endocarditis

Can J Diabetes. 2017 Jul 25. pii: S1499-2671(16)30817-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2017.06.011. [Epub ahead of print] ​ Children with Type 1 Diabetes Have Delayed Flow-Mediated Dilation. ​ Pillay S1, Anderson J2, Couper J2, Maftei O3, Gent R4, Peña AS2. Author information 1 Robinson Research Institute and Discipline of Paediatrics, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South

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