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Is there an association between fatty liver and cognitive function? A systematic review

BMC Geriatr 2022 ;22(1):47 Is there an association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and cognitive function? A systematic review Elena S George 1, Surbhi Sood 2, Robin M Daly 2, Sze-Yen Tan 2 Abstract Background: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is represented as the most common liver

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Stretching Does Not, Aerobic Exercise Does Improve Endothelial Function in CKD Patients

J Appl Physiol 2022 Feb 10. Aerobic Exercise Training Improves Endothelial Function and Attenuates Blood Pressure Reactivity during Maximal Exercise in Chronic Kidney Disease Justin D Sprick 1 2 3, Kevin Mammino 2 3, Jin Hee Jeong 1 2 3, Dana R DaCosta 1 2 3, Yingtian

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Does Tequila Reduce Blood Pressure and Improve Endothelial Function?

J Med Food 2020 Jan 25 Agave tequilana Counteracts Chronic Hypertension and Associated Vascular Damage Maribel Herrera-Ruiz 1, Zúlima Jannette Gutiérrez-Nava 2, Celeste Trejo-Moreno 1 3, Alejandro Zamilpa 1, Manasés González-Cortazar 1, Antonio Ruperto Jiménez-Aparicio 2, Enrique Jiménez-Ferrer 1 Abstract Systemic arterial hypertension (SAH) is a health

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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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