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Roles of hyaluronan in cardiovascular and nervous system disorders

summarizes our current understanding of the roles of hyaluronan in cardiovascular and nervous system disorders, such as atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, and stroke, with the aim to provide a foundation ... . Key wordsHyaluronic acid Extracellular matrix Cardiovascular vessel Heart Brain  Project supported by the Key Research and Development Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology (No

A modest protective association between pet ownership and cardiovascular diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis

and CV mortality (primary outcomes) and risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD), myocardial infarction (MI), and stroke (secondary outcomes) were included. We used the Newcastle–Ottawa Scale to assess the ... Department of Family Medicine, Hsinchu MacKay Memorial Hospital , Hsinchu City, Taiwan , 2 Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University , Taipei City

Influence of an exercise program on cardiac remodeling and functional capacity in patients with stroke (CRONuS trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Cardiovascular rehabilitation is one of the treatment options for post-stroke individuals in order to improve functional independence in activities of daily life and reduce energy expenditure. The ... parameters after cardiovascular rehabilitation will have a favorable impact on the functional capacity and quality of life of patients after stroke. Trial registration REBEC, RBR-4wk4b3. Registered on 19

Correlates of hospitalizations in internal medicine divisions among Israeli adults of different ethnic groups with hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

, between the main population groups in Israel. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted among Jews (N = 17,952) and Arabs (N = 10,441) aged ≥40 years with diabetes, hypertension or cardiovascular ... , smoking (in men) and disability were positively related to hospitalization in internal medicine divisions, which was more common also in patients who consulted any specialist and a specialist in cardiology

Cardiovascular disease risk factor prevalence and estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk scores in Indonesia: The SMARThealth Extend study

Background The brunt of cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden globally now resides within low- and middle-income countries, including Indonesia. However, little is known regarding cardiovascular health ... transitions, is contributing to the continued shift of the cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) burden from developed to developing countries [ 1, 2 ]. Ischaemic Heart Disease and stroke are the leading cause of

Regenerative Medicine for Neurological Disorders

The annual meeting of the American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair (ASNTR) has always introduced us to top-notch and up-to-date approaches for regenerative medicine related to neuroscience ... novel methods for drug monitoring or graft tracking, and combination therapy with stem cells and medicine, such as cytokines or trophic factors. Finally, the National Institutes of Health guidelines for

The association between heat stroke and subsequent cardiovascular diseases

-related illnesses (HRIs) and subsequent CVDs are still limited. We sought to evaluate whether heat stroke (HS) was associated with an increased CVD incidence. Methods The data from the nationwide ... among patients with heat stroke, other heat-related illnesses and Non-heat-related illnesses. CV events = cardiovascular events. p values < 0.05 were considered statistically significant. include multiple

The cardiac diagnostic work-up in stroke patients—A subanalysis of the Find-AFRANDOMISED trial

Background The cardiac diagnostic workup of stroke patients, especially the value of echocardiography and enhanced and prolonged Holter-ECG monitoring, is still a matter of debate. We aimed to ... guidelines. Echocardiography of any type helps to identify a subgroup of stroke patients at high cardiovascular risk. A better neurocardiologic diagnostic and therapeutic collaboration and further appropriate

Medicine—turning on its head!

. All this just go to show that all established dogmas need to be challenged and relooked with an open mind. The ‘art’ and ‘science’ of practice of medicine must undergo continuous evolution, as, is in ... 6. Wasserstein RL, Lazar NA. The ASA’s statement on ‘p’ values: context, process and purpose. Am Stat. 2016;70:129–33.Google Scholar Copyright information © Indian Association of Cardiovascular

The CANVAS Program: implications of canagliflozin on reducing cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

outcome of cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or nonfatal stroke; hospitalization for heart failure; and renal outcomes, but also a greater risk of lower-limb amputation. Cardiovascular ... reducing the risk of MACE in patients with T2DM and established CVD [24, 41]. Fig. 4 The CANVAS Program: CV death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or nonfatal stroke. CV, cardiovascular; CI, confidence

Lifestyle, cardiovascular risk knowledge and patient counselling among selected sub-Saharan African family physicians and trainees

BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are on the rise, and primary care physicians could facilitate the reversal of this trend through treatment and ... University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya VIDivision of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa Correspondence     ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular

Clustering of risk factors for cardiovascular disease among women in Southern Brazil: a population-based study

The association between clustering of risk factors and self-reported cardiovascular disease among women was investigated in a cross-sectional study using a multistage population-based sample ... medication. Cardiovascular disease included self-reported myocardial infarction, heart failure, coronary artery bypass surgery, and stroke. A sample of 1,007 women from Porto Alegre, Southern Brazil, mostly

Predictors of mortality and disability in stroke-associated pneumonia

Whilst stroke-associated pneumonia (SAP) is common and associated with poor outcomes, less is known about the determinants of these adverse clinical outcomes in SAP. To identify the factors that ... SchoolUniversity of East AngliaNorwichUK6.Stroke Research Group, Norwich Cardiovascular Research Group, Norwich Research ParkNorwichUK7.Stroke Services, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation

Optimising migraine treatment: from drug-drug interactions to personalized medicine

, which may interfere with the pharmacological action of anti-migraine drugs. Personalized medicine has the objective of setting the optimal therapies in the light of the functional biochemical asset and of ... with migraine (cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, psychiatric and musculoskeletal) [47, 48, 49] and which require the introduction of other drugs into therapy, further complicate the situation. Moreover

Stroke risk factors and treatment variables in rural and urban Austria: An analysis of the Austrian Stroke Unit Registry

Background and objectives Differences in stroke risk factors and treatment variables between rural and urban regions in Austria were analyzed retrospectively as European data on this topic are scarce ... , Switzerland, and other Western European countries. Our results favor the implementation of preventional measures concerning cardiovascular risk factors in order to promote public health concerning stroke

The telestroke and thrombolysis therapy in diabetic stroke patients

telestroke technology, thrombolysis therapy and clinical risk factors in diabetic acute ischemic stroke may result in the inclusion or exclusion or more diabetic ischemic stroke patients for thrombolysis ... Retrospective data that comprises of a total of 3202 acute ischemic stroke patients from a regional stroke registry that contained telestroke and non telestroke patients with a primary diagnosis of acute ischemic

Prevalence and risk factors of stroke in the elderly in Northern China: data from the National Stroke Screening Survey

BackgroundThe overall global burden of stroke is considerable and increasing. In China, stroke is the leading cause of death and disability.MethodsFor this study, we used data from the National ... Scholar 35. Sharma JC, Fletcher S, Vassallo M (2002) Characteristics and mortality of acute stroke patients: are there any gender differences? The journal of gender-specific medicine: JGSM : the official

Polygenic Hypercholesterolemia and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Purpose of the ReviewIdentification of loci and common single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that have modest effects on plasma lipids have been used to confirm or refute the causal role of lipid ...  NairSteve E. Humphries Open Access Lipid Abnormalities and Cardiovascular Prevention (G De Backer, Section Editor) First Online: 22 April 2019 130 Downloads Part of the following topical

A Short History of Clinical Holistic Medicine

Clinical holistic medicine has its roots in the medicine and tradition of Hippocrates. Modern epidemiological research in quality of life, the emerging science of complementary and alternative ... alternative medicine, the tradition of psychodynamic therapy, and the tradition of bodywork are merging into a new scientific way of treating patients. This approach seems able to help every second patient with

The impact of disease severity adjustment on hospital standardised mortality ratios: Results from a service-wide analysis of ischaemic stroke admissions using linked pre-hospital, admissions and mortality data

accounting for disease severity impacts on hospital performance assessment. Methods We linked all recorded ischaemic stroke admissions between July, 2011 and June, 2014 to death registrations and a measure of ... . Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Stroke , 2015 : 8S141 - S147 .doi: 10 .1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.115. 002079 . 45. Wang Y , Levi CR , Attia JR , D'este CA , Spratt N , Fisher J . Seasonal variation in