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myoglobin redox homeostasis

Taking the edge off nitric oxide: The functional impact of myoglobin redox homeostasis

Professor Ulrich Flögel, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, details to us how to reveal the functional impact of myoglobin redox homeostasis by cardiac magnetic resonance.
menopause and the heart

What do women need to know about menopause and the heart?

Dr Deborah Lee, Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare Specialist, Menopause Specialist of Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, highlights the effects that menopause has on the heart and discusses how HRT could be beneficial to you.
kidneys healthy

The importance of keeping the kidneys healthy

Here, Dr Masanori Katakura from the Laboratory of Nutritional Physiology, explains the importance of keeping the kidneys healthy, as well as the surprisingly common condition, chronic kidney disease (CKD).
research & innovation in cardiovascular disease

Europe deserves more and better research & innovation in cardiovascular disease

Prof Lina Badimon, Chair, ESC Advocacy Committee 2018-2020 Director, Cardiovascular Program (ICCC) – IR, Hospital de la Santa Crue I Sant Pau, argues that Europe deserves more and better research & innovation in cardiovascular disease.
Noonan Syndrome

Leading a normal life with a Noonan Syndrome child: Benji Ballard’s story

Katie Ballard, a trustee of the Noonan Syndrome Association, shares her story of son Benjamin after receiving a life-changing diagnosis of Noonan Syndrome and cardiomyopathy.
curbing stroke

Research is key to curbing stroke

Sharon McGowan, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Stroke Foundation, argues that research is key to curbing stroke.
physical and mental health, pets

How pets can improve your physical and mental health

Certain pets in your home can improve both your physical and mental health, your social skills and your body’s ability to fight off the development of allergies.
pregnancy loss

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy, preeclampsia and pregnancy loss

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy, preeclampsia and pregnancy loss are examined here as an example of the excellent work of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in the U.S. around investigating human development.
idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Lung disease: A focus on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Stephen C Clark, from Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Northumbria in the UK explains idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a type of lung disease.
Cardiovascular side effects

Cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise

The cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise is placed under the spotlight here by a group of experts from Gutenberg-University Mainz in Germany and the Danish Cancer Society.
neurodegenerative diseases, protein

A brief overview of advances in neurodegenerative diseases

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, provides an overview of Neurodegenerative Diseases.
coronary artery disease, medical revolution,

“Reasonable” physical activity for all: The next (cheap) medical revolution?

Simone Biscaglia, European Society of Cardiology Member, states the case here for what could be the next (cheap) medical revolution, “reasonable” physical activity for all.
heart attack and stroke

Does gum disease increase your risk of hypertension, heart attack and stroke?

Prof Filippo Graziani, President of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), turns the spotlight on periodontitis and answers if gum disease increases the risk of hypertension, heart attack and stroke.
vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency and increased endothelial inflammatory response in preeclampsia

Drs Yuping Wang and David F. Lewis from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport, discuss the impact of vitamin D deficiency and aberrant vitamin D receptor expression on endothelial function in preeclampsia.
risk of heart problems, older mothers

Men born from older mothers at risk of heart problems

Researchers have found that placenta changes could suggest that male offspring are more at risk of heart problems later on in life.
acute coronary syndromes

New evidences on the role of inflammation in acute coronary syndromes and its pathogenesis

For a long time the causes of acute coronary syndromes were poorly understood, and, only after the publication of our paper on New England Journal of Medicine on the importance of inflammation it was recognised as a crucial pathogenetic mechanism.
cause of disability and premature death

Cardiovascular disease: A leading cause of disability and premature death

Dr Tejas Patel, a world-renowned interventional cardiologist and endovascular therapist, highlights cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of disability and premature death around the world.
Cardiovascular Sciences

A focus on cardiovascular sciences: Vital research in the field

The excellent work of Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli is explored here when it comes to vital research in the field of cardiovascular sciences.
wearable technology, Internet of Things

Guard Patch: Intelligent wearable technology with IoT and platforms

Professor Shuenn-Yuh Lee, National Cheng Kung University, discusses his mission to build a user-friendly development platform with smart wearable technology, in this report.
imaging and spectroscopy

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy

Transcending morphology, magnetic resonance techniques can be utilised to shed light on processes on the molecular level to unveil pathological alterations preceding anatomical and functional manifestations of (cardiovascular) diseases, in the view of Ulrich Flögel from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.

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