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Targeting heart failure: looking beneath receptors, possibilities may become G-gantic

Chronic heart failure is a complex chain of events that lead the heart to loose its ability to pump blood across all bodily blood...

Onions and health: what scientific evidences tell us they do benefit us?

Onions are a commonly eaten vegetable all over the world and contain many bioactive components. Onion extracts have shown potent anti-atherogenic effects related to...

Inhibitors to release and agonists to block: the janus face of the newest antidiabetics

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common long-term complication of type 2 diabetes and represents a major public health problem in the U.S. The...

Failing the heart: how more protein intake would restore his will to live longer

Elder people need to maintain muscle mass for optimal health, as most lose muscle mass as they age and are less efficient at using...

Drinking tea makes you sickness-free: to achieve longevity one must have it constantly

Tea consumption has been classically linked to prevention of heart diseases, cancer, obesity, diabetes and other conditions. Now, drinking tea at least three times...

Cholesterol and CVD risk: beyond quality and density, time to look at typology and number

Cholesterol is a steroid precursor used by the body to keep cells functioning properly and make hormones. But when low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels...

Psychological stress and cardiovascular health: clinicians’ awareness for best management

We all have stress in our lives--whether it's due to work pressures, financial troubles, relationship issues, illness or even natural disasters or health crises...

Atrial fibrillation: upgraded guidelines for an healthy lifestyle beyond medications

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an abnormal heart rhythm that affects at least 2.7 million people in the United States and is increasing as the...

Atherosclerosis: before chowing arteries, the risk starts “chewing your gums”

According to the Centres for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), 7.8 million adults have had a stroke once in their lives, and this makes...

Histamine as a defender in the kidney-heart disease: much more than skin-deep

Heart failure, or congestive heart failure, affects about 5.7 million people in the United States. The condition does not yet have a cure. Chronic kidney disease also...

Polyamines and heart disease: foul enemy need fouler defyier

In an amusing but amazing turnaround, it seems the most foul-smelling compound on earth, called putrescine, could help relieve chronic inflammation, most importantly in...

American Heart release: much has been done on prevention yet seems not enough

Regarding global health American Heart Association (AHA) President Robert A. Harrington says life expectancy has increased in recent years. However, he points out, the improvement...

Occupational exposure: risen risk fo heart disease after pesticide handling

Pesticides, insecticides, herbicides and other chemical agent employed in agriculture, have been long studied for their potential dangerous effects on human health. Effects have...

Side effects on the heart: diabetes may take benefit, but the drug impairs energy

Like catching two fish with one worm, treating two problems with a single drug is efficient, but exceedingly difficult. In particular, for new diabetes...

Pollution in China: density increases, standards upgrade and health keeps waiting

New research from the University at Buffalo provides pathophysiologic evidence of the effect of air pollution on cardiovascular disease in China. The findings also...

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