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  • stroke
  • Patients were excluded if the lesion was attributable to etiology other than atherosclerosis such as vasospasm, if there was a tandem extracranial lesion undergoing treatment, or if the treatment was occurring during an acute stroke. (ahajournals.org)
  • factors
  • We examined traditional coronary artery disease risk factors, metabolic syndrome, carotid intima media thickness, and a range of endothelial biomarkers. (blogspot.com)
  • These results may be important when evaluating the appropriateness of screening for coronary artery disease and its risk factors in chronic hepatitis C. (blogspot.com)
  • however there are numerous factors that can be controlled in attempt to lessen risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Long-term clinical follow-up of intracranial angioplasty patients demonstrates a risk of future strokes that compares favorably to patients receiving medical therapy. (ahajournals.org)
  • Our aim was to examine the prevalence of coronary artery disease risk markers including endothelial biomarkers in patients with chronic hepatitis C and matched comparisons without manifest cardiovascular disease or diabetes in a cross-sectional design. (blogspot.com)
  • Our findings indicate that patients with chronic hepatitis C have increased prevalence of several coronary artery disease risk markers. (blogspot.com)
  • clinically
  • In 2009, Sharpless's lab identified p16INK4a expression in human peripheral blood T-lymphocytes as an easily measurable biomarker of human molecular age and developed a clinically applicable assay for potential personalized patient risk assessment, which was featured on BBC News and other international news agencies for its promise to eventually "measure" human aging. (wikipedia.org)
  • obesity
  • Decreased mobility, in combination with the above symptoms, can make it difficult for an individual to remain physically active, contributing to an increased risk of obesity, high cholesterol or vulnerability to heart disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • ischemic
  • However, since high blood pressure is a risk factor for atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease, death rates from hypertensive heart disease provide an incomplete measure of the burden of disease due to high blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example: Coronary artery disease or ischemic heart disease due to atherosclerosis Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Left ventricular hypertrophy in athletes Congestive heart failure or heart failure with normal ejection fraction due to other causes Atrial fibrillation or other disorders of cardiac rhythm due to other causes Sleep apnea Because there are no symptoms with high blood pressure, people can have the condition without knowing it. (wikipedia.org)
  • E4 has been implicated in atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, impaired cognitive function, reduced hippocampal volume, HIV, faster disease progression in multiple sclerosis, unfavorable outcome after traumatic brain injury, ischemic cerebrovascular disease, sleep apnea, accelerated telomere shortening and reduced neurite outgrowth. (wikipedia.org)
  • biomarkers
  • Background -While age-associated changes in LV diastolic function are well-recognized, limited data exist characterizing measures of diastolic function in older adults, including both reference ranges reflecting the older adult population and prognostically relevant values for incident HF, as well as their associations with circulating biomarkers of heart failure (HF) risk. (ahajournals.org)
  • intake
  • The risk of cardiovascular disease and death can be reduced by lifestyle modifications, including dietary advice, promotion of weight loss and regular aerobic exercise, moderation of alcohol intake and cessation of smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • consistent
  • This was first published study identifying the underlying mechanism of 9p21.3, a genetic risk variant with the strongest, and most consistent association with atherosclerosis in multiple, independent, large-scale GWASs (Genome Wide Association Studies). (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • Typically, atherosclerosis begins in childhood, as a thin layer of white-yellowish streaks with the inner layers of the artery walls (an accumulation of white blood cells, mostly monocytes/macrophages) and progresses from there. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospitalization
  • Using these limits, 46% had normal diastolic function and were at low risk of HF hospitalization or death (1%/year over a mean 1.7 year follow-up), 49% had 1 or 2 abnormal measures and were at intermediate risk (2.4%/year), and all 3 diastolic measures were abnormal in 5% who were at high risk (7.5%/year). (ahajournals.org)
  • heart
  • This new method may therefore give us additional information and enable us to predict which patients run an increased risk of future heart disease. (eurekalert.org)
  • Higher plasma levels of osteoprotegerin, a soluble member of the TNF receptor superfamily that may play roles in bone remodeling and heart disease, correlated with a lower coronary atherosclerosis risk in a study of Italian men with and without HIV infection . (natap.org)
  • Treating people who have strep throat with antibiotics can decrease the risk of rheumatic heart disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • The HIV-positive men averaged 53 years in age (+/- 9), had taken a protease inhibitor for at least 12 months, had an undetectable viral load, and had a Framingham cardiovascular risk score below 10. (natap.org)
  • 2,148 subjects from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, aged 3-18 years at baseline were part of the study. (medindia.net)
  • The risk of PAD increases with the number of cigarettes smoked per day and the number of years smoked. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • These findings may help in identifying the molecular culprit, with the goal of creating targeted therapies for atherosclerosis before the disease forms. (medindia.net)
  • In addition, there is no evidence that APOE polymorphisms influence cognition in younger age groups (other than possible increased episodic memory ability and neural efficiency in younger APOE4 age groups), nor is there evidence that the APOE4 isoform places individuals at increased risk for any infectious disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atherosclerosis is a disease in which the inside of an artery narrows due to the build up of plaque. (wikipedia.org)
  • study population
  • SAN DIEGO, CA -Calcium supplementation was not associated with a higher risk of coronary atherosclerosis in a study population of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and may have relevant therapeutic implications in the daily treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, according to study findings presented at the 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting. (empr.com)
  • lipoproteins
  • Patsch contributed to several research projects that quantified the risk associated with plasma lipoproteins including lipoprotein(a) in the fasting and postprandial state. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • found that elderly patients were six times (95% CI 3.6-10.8) more likely at risk of dying at weekends. (wikipedia.org)
  • They also found that "those with one or more ED admissions in the last 3 months were also at increased risk of dying (RR = 1.360, 95% CI 1.02-1.81) as well as those receiving more care from family carers (RR = 1.017, 95% CI 1.001-1.03). (wikipedia.org)
  • stroke
  • Patients were excluded if the lesion was attributable to etiology other than atherosclerosis such as vasospasm, if there was a tandem extracranial lesion undergoing treatment, or if the treatment was occurring during an acute stroke. (ahajournals.org)
  • factors
  • We examined traditional coronary artery disease risk factors, metabolic syndrome, carotid intima media thickness, and a range of endothelial biomarkers. (blogspot.com)
  • These results may be important when evaluating the appropriateness of screening for coronary artery disease and its risk factors in chronic hepatitis C. (blogspot.com)
  • however there are numerous factors that can be controlled in attempt to lessen risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Long-term clinical follow-up of intracranial angioplasty patients demonstrates a risk of future strokes that compares favorably to patients receiving medical therapy. (ahajournals.org)
  • Our aim was to examine the prevalence of coronary artery disease risk markers including endothelial biomarkers in patients with chronic hepatitis C and matched comparisons without manifest cardiovascular disease or diabetes in a cross-sectional design. (blogspot.com)
  • Our findings indicate that patients with chronic hepatitis C have increased prevalence of several coronary artery disease risk markers. (blogspot.com)
  • clinical
  • They are now used to treat people at high risk of heart attacks and strokes based on the results of many clinical trials showing reduced risk with statin treatment. (theconversation.com)
  • Chelation therapy has a long history of use in clinical toxicology and remains in use for some very specific medical treatments, although it is administered under very careful medical supervision due to various inherent risks. (wikipedia.org)
  • cholesterol
  • You'll recall that the baseline risk is affected by such factors as age, gender, smoking habits, blood pressure, cholesterol levels and whether you have diabetes. (theconversation.com)
  • Researchers now think that vulnerable plaque, (see atherosclerosis) is formed in the following way: Lipoprotein LDL particles, which carry fats (including the fat cholesterol made by every human cell) within the water/plasma portion of the blood stream, are absorbed into the artery wall, past the endothelium lining, some of the LDL-lipoprotein particles become oxidized and this attracts macrophages that eat the particles. (wikipedia.org)
  • plaques
  • Improved definitions of high-risk plaques will lead to greater accuracy in identifying those that may go on to rupture and block the coronary artery, and the ability to monitor healing around implanted devices like stents could reduce the number of patients who must be on anticlotting medications, which are expensive and have side effects. (innovations-report.com)
  • levels
  • A well controlled study, done on more than two thousand men, found that those with the highest levels of estradiol had a 2.2 times greater risk of suffering a stroke. (boost-your-low-testosterone.com)
  • Conclusions- We conclude that among apparently healthy men and women, elevated levels of IL-8 are associated with an increased risk of future CAD. (ahajournals.org)
  • 2 However, the inflammatory processes that underlie atherosclerosis are mediated by a multitude of cytokines and are unlikely to be reflected by CRP levels alone. (ahajournals.org)
  • When administered inappropriately, there are the additional risks of hypocalcaemia (low calcium levels), neurodevelopmental disorders, and death Chelation therapy can be traced back to the early 1930s, when Ferdinand Munz, a German chemist working for I.G. Farben, first synthesized ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA). (wikipedia.org)
  • Diabetes
  • People from the Asian and Afro-Caribbean ethnic backgrounds have a markedly increased risk of developing Diabetes Mellitus (UKPDSG 1998) with one in four of all Afro-Caribbean women over the age of 55 being diabetic. (ukessays.com)
  • Increasing age and BMI also are both independent risk factors for Diabetes Mellitus (James 1997). (ukessays.com)
  • Large amounts of sugar, fructose, and carbohydrates will increase your risk of developing diabetes. (sejat-jasmani.com)
  • lower
  • Solid research shows it provides lower heart attack risk. (classicchiro.net)
  • Research shows that infants who consume whey protein by mouth during the first 3-12 months of life have a lower risk of developing red, itchy skin by the age of 3 years. (webmd.com)
  • medical
  • It's important to know the symptoms of a clogged artery, especially if you have risk factors for getting one, so that you can get medical assistance as quickly as possible. (sejat-jasmani.com)
  • They include the type of lesion being treated, the physician's experience with each device, and interpretation of the devices' risks and effectiveness, based on a review of the medical literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • models
  • 12 Evidence from murine atherosclerosis models suggests that initial leukocyte adhesion to the endothelium is mediated via KC, the murine equivalent of IL-8, whereas subsequent interaction between monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) and its receptor CCR1 is essential for transendothelial diapedesis and recruitment into the subendothelial space. (ahajournals.org)
  • patients
  • Specifically, his work involves identifying reliable and practical tests for protein-caloric malnutrition, which is associated with heightened risks of mortality in renal failure patients, and using these tests to assess different treatment strategies. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • MicroOCT has the contrast and resolution required to investigate the cellular and subcellular components underlying coronary atherosclerosis, the disease that precipitates heart attack," says Gary Tearney, MD, PhD, of the Wellman Center and the MGH Pathology Department, who led the study. (innovations-report.com)
  • bones
  • But prolonged use of these types of drugs can weaken bones and increase fracture risk. (blogspot.com)
  • skin
  • The use of mustard oils in traditional societies for infant massage has been identified by one study as risking damaging skin integrity and permeability. (wikipedia.org)
  • effect
  • The final effect is a decreased risk of mitochondrial injury from fatty acid oxidation and a reduction of the production of acylcarnitines, which has been implicated in the development of insulin resistance. (wikipedia.org)
  • process
  • 11 In addition, IL-8 plays an important role in the immigration of monocytes into the subendothelial space, which is a crucial process in the early stages of atherosclerosis. (ahajournals.org)
  • shown
  • This protein plays a role in angiogenesis and has been shown to interact with ITGAV, ITGB3, and ITGA5, and work is being done to study the protein and the related hypobetalipoproteinemia and atherosclerosis involvement. (novusbio.com)
  • Long term treatment has also been shown to attenuate the development of atherosclerosis in the heart. (wikipedia.org)