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Endothelial function estimated by digital reactive hyperemia in patients with atherosclerotic risk factors or coronary artery disease

Heart Vessels. 2018 Jul;33(7):706-712. Endothelial function estimated by digital reactive hyperemia in patients with atherosclerotic risk factors or coronary artery disease. Kang J1,2, Kim HL1, Seo JB1,  Lee JY1, Moon MK1,2, Chung WY3,4. Author information 1 Seoul National University, Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea. 2 Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Seoul, South

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Functional foods for augmenting nitric oxide activity and reducing the risk for salt-induced hypertension and CVD

J Cardiol. 2018 Jul;72(1):42-49.  Functional foods for augmenting nitric oxide activity and reducing the risk for salt-induced hypertension and cardiovascular disease in Japan. Kurtz TW1, DiCarlo SE2, Pravenec M3, Morris RC4. Author information 1 University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA. Electronic

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Endothelial dysfunction and menopause: is exercise an effective countermeasure?

Climacteric. 2018 Jun;21(3):267-275. Endothelial dysfunction and menopause: is exercise an effective countermeasure? Witkowski S1, Serviente C2. Author information 1 a Department of Exercise and Sport Studies , Smith College , Northampton , MA , USA. 2 b Department of Kinesiology , University of Massachusetts Amherst , Amherst , MA

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Melatonin improves endothelial function in vitro and prolongs pregnancy in women with early-onset preeclampsia

J Pineal Res. 2018 May 16:e12508. doi: 10.1111/jpi.12508. [Epub ahead of print] Melatonin improves endothelial function in vitro and prolongs pregnancy in women with early-onset preeclampsia. Hobson SR1,2,3,4,  Gurusinghe S3, Lim R1,3, Alers NO3,  Miller SL1,3, Kingdom JC4, Wallace EM1,3. Author information 1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria,

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Coronary Endothelial Dysfunction and Shear Stress, Reversing Vascular Aging, Total Hip Replacement, and More.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 May 15;71(19):2092-2102. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.02.073. Local Low Shear Stress and Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients With Nonobstructive Coronary Atherosclerosis. Siasos G1, Sara JD2, Zaromytidou M1, Park KH2, Coskun AU1, Lerman LO2, Oikonomou E3, Maynard CC4, Fotiadis D5, Stefanou K5, Papafaklis M5, Michalis L5, Feldman C1, Lerman A2, Stone PH6. Author information 1 Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. 2 Division of

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Study shows mental stress causes coronary microvasculature dysfunction, detected at fingertips. Ambulatory BP, endothelial dysfunction, and more.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 3;7(10). pii: e008532. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.008532. Coronary and Peripheral Vasomotor Responses to Mental Stress. Hammadah M1, Kim JH1, Al Mheid I1, Samman Tahhan A1, Wilmot K1, Ramadan R1, Alkhoder A1, Khayata M1, Mekonnen G1, Levantsevych O1, Bouchi Y1, Kaseer B1, Choudhary F1, Gafeer MM1, Corrigan FE 3rd1, Shah AJ1,2,3, Ward L2, Kutner M4, Bremner JD5,3, Sheps DS6, Raggi P2,7, Vaccarino V1,2, Samady H1, Mavromatis K1,3, Quyyumi AA8.

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Cardiac Remodeling: Endothelial Cells Have More to Say Than Just NO

Front Physiol. 2018 Apr 11;9:382. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00382. eCollection 2018. Cardiac Remodeling: Endothelial Cells Have More to Say Than Just NO. Segers VFM1,2, Brutsaert DL1,2, De Keulenaer GW1,3. Author information 1 Laboratory of Physiopharmacology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. 2 Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium. 3 Department of Cardiology, Middelheim

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Nitric Oxide: From Good to Bad.

Ann Vasc Dis. 2018 Mar 25;11(1):41-51.  Nitric Oxide: From Good to Bad. Vanhoutte PM1. Author information 1 State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HKSAR, China. Abstract This essay summarizes

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Endothelial Dysfunction… Where are we with therapy?

  Microvasc Res. 2018;119:7-12. doi: 10.1016/j.mvr.2018.03.012. [Epub ahead of print] Endothelial dysfunction, endothelial nitric oxide bioavailability, tetrahydrobiopterin, and  5-methyltetrahydrofolate in cardiovascular disease. Where are we with therapy? Yuyun MF1,  Ng LL2, Ng GA2. Author information Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK; The Landsman Heart and Vascular

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Featured from AHA Hypertension April: Chronic Supplementation With a Mitochondrial Antioxidant (MitoQ) Improves Vascular Function in Healthy Older Adults.

Hypertension. 2018 Apr 16. pii: HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.10787. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.10787. [Epub ahead of print] Chronic Supplementation With a Mitochondrial Antioxidant (MitoQ) Improves Vascular Function in Healthy Older Adults. Rossman MJ1, Santos-Parker JR2, Steward CAC2, Bispham NZ2, Cuevas LM2, Rosenberg HL2, Woodward KA2, Chonchol M3, Gioscia-Ryan RA2, Murphy MP4, Seals DR2,3. Author information 1 From the Department of Integrative Physiology, University

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