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Are you or your patients SITTING on endothelial dysfunction?

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Jul 21:ajpheart.00326.2017. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00326.2017. [Epub ahead of print] ​ Prolonged sitting leg vasculopathy: contributing factors and clinical implications. Padilla J1, Fadel PJ2. Author information 1 University of Missouri padillaja@missouri.edu. 2 University of Texas at Arlington. Abstract Atherosclerotic peripheral artery disease primarily manifests

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Edward F. Adolph Distinguished Lecture: Skin-deep insights into vascular aging

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2017 Jul 20:jap.00589.2017. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00589.2017. [Epub ahead of print] Edward F. Adolph Distinguished Lecture: Skin-deep insights into vascular aging. Kenney WL1. Author information 1 The Pennsylvania State University w7k@psu.edu Abstract The skin is an accessible model circulation for studying vascular function and dysfunction across

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Prebiotics for Treatment of Endothelial Dysfunction and CVD? Small studies say yes, time for a large study.

​ Endothelial Function Scientific Update Sponsored by Endothelix Inc. www.endothelix.com Click here to view previous updates. Evaluate endothelial function with VENDYS® Digital Thermal Monitoring; An innovative, noninvasive, operator-independent vascular function test. ​ ​

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Coronary response to mental stress explained, family history of diabetes linked to placenta endothelial dysfunction –Two new updates

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Jun 23:ajpheart.00745.2016. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00745.2016. [Epub ahead of print] The human coronary vasodilatory response to acute mental stress is mediated by neuronal nitric oxide. Khan SG1, Melikian N1, Shabeeh H2, Cabaco AR1, Martin K1, Khan F1, O’Gallagher K1, Chowienczyk P1, Shah AM3. Author information 1 King’s College London. 2 King’s

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Gut Microbiota: Inulin regulates endothelial function: A prebiotic smoking gun?

​ Gut microbiota: Inulin regulates endothelial function: a prebiotic smoking Fava F, Tuohy KM. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul;14(7):392-394. ​ A new study shows that the prebiotic inulin improves vascular function in an animal model of cardiovascular disease. A key mechanism for how dietary gut microbiota modulation regulates host physiology

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Demonstration of a Novel Approach in the Management of Endothelial Dysfunction

Gut. 2017 Jun 28. pii: gutjnl-2017-314012. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2017-314012. [Epub ahead of print] Endothelial dysfunction: what is the role of the microbiota? Zoetendal EG1, Smidt H1. Author information 1 Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands. In this issue, Catry et al described a study in which inulin-type fructans (ITF)

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Fingertip vascular function linked to cardiovascular risk factors in African-Americans (Jackson Heart Study)

J Am Soc Hypertens. 2017 Jun;11(6):325-333.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jash.2017.04.008. Epub 2017 May 4. The relation of digital vascular function to cardiovascular risk factors in African-Americans using digital tonometry: the Jackson Heart Study. McClendon EE1, Musani SK2, Samdarshi TE2, Khaire S2, Stokes D2, Hamburg NM3, Sheffy K4, Mitchell GF5, Taylor HR2, Benjamin EJ4, Fox ER6. Author information 1 Department of Medicine, Wake

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Typical angina is associated with greater coronary endothelial dysfunction but not abnormal vasodilatory reserve

Clin Cardiol. 2017 Jun 12. doi: 10.1002/clc.22740. [Epub ahead of print] Typical angina is associated with greater coronary endothelial dysfunction but not abnormal vasodilatory reserve. AlBadri A1, Leong D1, Bairey Merz CN1, Wei J1, Handberg EM2, Shufelt CL1, Mehta PK3, Nelson MD1, Thomson LE4, Berman DS4, Shaw LJ3, Cook-Wiens G5, Pepine CJ2. Author information 1 Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA. 2 Division of Cardiology, University of

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Trans-Resveratrol Supplementation and Endothelial Function during the Fasting and Postprandial Phase

Nutrients. 2017 Jun 12;9(6). pii: E596. doi: 10.3390/nu9060596. Trans-Resveratrol Supplementation and Endothelial Function during the Fasting and Postprandial Phase: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial in Overweight and Slightly Obese Participants. Made SMV1,2, Plat J3, Mensink RP4,5. Author information 1 Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht

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Association of Microvascular Dysfunction with Depression, and Central Role of Endothelial Dysfunction in Cardiorenal Syndrome

​ Cardiorenal Med. 2017 ;7(2):104-117. doi: 10.1159/000452283. Epub 2016 Dec 29. The Central Role of Endothelial Dysfunction in Cardiorenal Syndrome Zhang J1, Bottiglieri T2, McCullough PA1,3,4,5. Author information 1 Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, TX, USA. 2 Institute of Metabolic Disease, Baylor Research Institute, TX, USA. 3 Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University

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