• mortality
  • The aims of the present study are 1) to determine whether LVM is associated with mortality and various cardiovascular events and 2) to identify determinants of LVM including biomarkers of inflammation and fibrosis. (jove.com)
  • Similarly, AKI after cardiac surgery occurs in over 10% of patients under normal circumstances and is associated with dramatic increases in mortality. (jove.com)
  • Moreover, AKI occurs in approximately 20% of patients suffering from sepsis 6 .The occurrence of AKI is associated with dramatic increases of morbidity and mortality 1 . (jove.com)
  • Weekend admissions have been shown to be associated with an increased risk of mortality compared with weekday admissions for many diagnoses. (jove.com)
  • We analysed emergency department admissions within the Scottish National Health Service to investigate whether mortality is increased in case of weekend emergency department admissions. (jove.com)
  • In some studies, low body weight has been associated with increased mortality, particularly in late middle-aged or elderly subjects. (wikipedia.org)
  • modality
  • The TM technique is the main modality which proponents say improves mental health and promotes "collective health" in MVAH. (wikipedia.org)
  • Manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) or fibrosis release procedures is a multidisciplinary, chronic pain-related manual therapy modality which is used for the purpose of improving articular and soft tissue movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • decreases
  • Activity in this range is associated with the respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA), a vagally mediated modulation of heart rate such that it increases during inspiration and decreases during expiration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Appetite often decreases, with resulting weight loss, although increased appetite and weight gain occasionally occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • 3 It is the purpose of this Scientific Statement to provide an update on the benefits of specific secondary prevention risk factor interventions in this age group and, where possible, to delineate benefits in the older elderly (≥75 years of age). (ahajournals.org)
  • To date, trials that target major cardiovascular risk factors in the prevention of AD remain inconclusive but have become an important focus of international research as described by contributors of this special volume in their overviews. (iospress.nl)
  • Promising avenues for treatment, such as the potential of low-level light therapy to increase the rate of oxygen consumption in the brain and enhance cortical metabolic capacity, and the possibility that some antihypertensive drug classes reduce the risk and progression of AD more than others, are discussed. (iospress.nl)
  • effects
  • However, it is not fully understood whether these effects are due to a global reaction of the autonomous nervous system (affecting the overall organ systems of the body) or a specific reaction (affecting the cardiovascular system only). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The picture is however blurred in the presence of anaesthesia where both the concentration and type of anaesthetics can result in different effects on the cardiovascular system. (hindawi.com)
  • In conclusion, the impact of changes in GABAergic input is very difficult to predict in these settings, emphasizing the need for experiments performed in conscious animals when aiming at determining the cardiovascular effects of compounds acting on GABAergic neurons. (hindawi.com)
  • In addition to CNS effects GABAergic neurons also have a significant impact on the cardiovascular system. (hindawi.com)
  • The phenomenon of IHT is that it delivers a non-damaging training stimulus that naturally triggers a cascade of beneficial adaptive responses without adverse effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nicotine also extends the duration of positive effects of dopamine and increases the sensitivity of the brain's reward system to rewarding stimuli. (wikipedia.org)
  • malnutrition
  • In a number of species calorie restriction without malnutrition may slow the biological aging process, resulting in longer maintenance of youthful health and an increase in both median and maximum lifespan. (wikipedia.org)
  • methods
  • Does it improve quality of care compared with existing methods? (onlinejacc.org)
  • Another area for which basic experimental research is lacking to support the efficacy of MUA treatment of the low back, and other spinal regions relates to the two presiding theories that [A] flexibility of the spine may be increased when adhesions are reduced, and [B] MUA is more effective at treating adhesions than office-based manual therapy methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • elevate
  • Stress, hangovers, and the oral contraceptive pill may increase the desire for alcohol because these things will lower the level of testosterone and alcohol will acutely elevate it. (wikipedia.org)
  • exercise
  • 1 Increasing evidence has accumulated over the past 2 decades that elderly individuals with CHD can benefit greatly from exercise training and other aspects of secondary prevention. (ahajournals.org)
  • Exercise and physical activity are widely regarded as important interventions to increase longevity and promote healthy aging and well-being. (hindawi.com)
  • However, cell damage produced by acute and unaccustomed exercise, as a result of an enhanced production of free radical species, is a recognised phenomenon. (hindawi.com)
  • A reduction in mitochondrial cholesterol following exercise is related to the inhibition of mitochondrial swelling, and it was also observed within this study that there was an increase in caveolin-1 concentration in muscle. (hindawi.com)
  • known
  • Intermittent hypoxic training (IHT), also known as intermittent hypoxic therapy, is a non-invasive, drug-free technique aimed at improving human performance and well-being by way of adaptation to reduced oxygen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Less is known about the physiological inputs of the low frequency (LF) activity (0.04 to 0.15 Hz). (wikipedia.org)
  • needs update] Nicotine is unusual in comparison to most drugs, as its profile changes from stimulant to sedative with increasing dosages, a phenomenon known as "Nesbitt's paradox" after the doctor who first described it in 1969. (wikipedia.org)
  • theories
  • Alien abductions have been the subject of conspiracy theories and science fiction storylines (notably The X-Files) that have speculated on stealth technology required if the phenomenon were real, the motivations for secrecy, and that alien implants could be a possible form of physical evidence. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • Therefore, there is an urgent need for alternate pharmacological treatments of PVDs that can complement or potentially replace surgical intervention. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Sympathectomy works by disabling part of the autonomic nervous system (and thereby disrupting its signals from the brain), through surgical intervention, in the expectation of removing or alleviating the designated problem. (wikipedia.org)
  • angina
  • Whereas typical angina pectoris remains common at elderly age, an increased percentage of older versus younger patients have atypical manifestations of myocardial ischemia, including dyspnea and worsening heart failure, in addition to an excess occurrence of unstable angina and non-Q-wave MI. (ahajournals.org)
  • human
  • In addition, the cytokine profile is similar to that seen in human sepsis where there is increased lymphocyte apoptosis (reviewed in 4,5 ). (jove.com)
  • A study published in the British Medical Journal on 10 July 2014 investigated the correlation between human variants of the ADH1B gene, which codes for the ADH1B enzyme (Alcohol dehydrogenase 1B), and cardiovascular health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The concept of death is a key to human understanding of the phenomenon. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • Abduction claimants do not always attempt to explain the phenomenon, but some take independent research interest in it themselves and explain the lack of greater awareness of alien abduction as the result of either extraterrestrial or governmental interest in cover-up. (wikipedia.org)
  • He theorized that the faster times were because the presence of others made individuals more competitive, and further research led Triplett to theorize that the presence of others increases individuals' performances in other noncompetitive situations as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • 1 Despite a 12% decline in the number of deaths from heart, lung, and blood diseases from 1987 to 2007, the public health burden and economic costs remain high, 1 , 2 and new effective interventions and treatments are needed. (ahajournals.org)
  • While life expectancy is increasing at an exponential rate, the length of time spent in good health across the lifespan (health-span) is in decline. (hindawi.com)
  • status
  • Because both phases of sepsis may cause irreversible and irreparable damage, it is essential to determine the immunological and physiological status of the patient. (jove.com)
  • When used for performance enhancement in sports settings IHT improves mitochondrial status, leading to improvements in aerobic and anaerobic performance. (wikipedia.org)
  • nurses
  • An increased awareness on the part of physicians, nurses, third-party payers, and patients and their families of the benefits of secondary prevention programs to older adults will provide a basis for referral and aid in the implementation of such programming. (ahajournals.org)
  • nursing intervention an action for which nurses are responsible that is intended to benefit a patient or client. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • However
  • However, at this time, social facilitation simply meant an "increase in response merely from the sight or sound of others making the same movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • possible
  • The multifactorial nature of AD and the need to identify the proper time window for intervention when designing possible interventions, and methodological issues that will have to be addressed to achieve an optimal design of new randomized controlled trials, are discussed. (iospress.nl)
  • paper
  • This paper reviews cardiovascular outcomes of GABA activation and includes own experiments on anaesthetized animals and isolated hearts. (hindawi.com)
  • benefit
  • Cardiac rehabilitation programs are particularly well suited to the provision of secondary prevention services, but unfortunately, many older patients who would derive benefit from these interventions do not participate because of lack of referral or a variety of societal and other barriers. (ahajournals.org)
  • patient
  • 2. in the nursing interventions classification , a nursing intervention defined as use of short-term counseling to help the patient cope with a crisis and resume a state of functioning comparable to or better than the pre-crisis state. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • life
  • Does it prolong life or improve quality of life? (onlinejacc.org)
  • Goeckerman therapy is extremely effective and relatively safe for the treatment of psoriasis and for improving a patient's quality of life. (jove.com)
  • seen
  • Physiological death is now seen as a process, more than an event: conditions once considered indicative of death are now reversible. (wikipedia.org)