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Objective: To investigate the risk factors of major chronic diseases among residents in Jiulongpo district of Chongqing, and provide reference for making interventions. Methods: Using the stratified cluster random sampling, 1 200 permanent residents of Jiulongpo district aged above 18 were chosen...

Author(s)
Tan XueJun; Qin Jun; Yang Min; Liao HuaiPin; Liang Yan; Tang Cheng; Wang Li; Chen Xi
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen Medical Science of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Tropical Medicine (Guangzhou), 2017, 17, 8, pp 1086-1089, 1104
Abstract

The prevalence of hypertension (HTN) worldwide is high and is constantly rising. HTN is considered to be a silent killer since often there are no obvious symptoms but long-term, HTN significantly increases the risk of coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular diseases. Those with diagnosed HTN or...

Author(s)
Rysz, J.; Franczyk, B.; Banach, M.; Gluba-Brzozka, A.
Publisher
Bentham Science Publishers, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Citation
Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2017, 23, 17, pp 2453-2461
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Purpose: Although it is well known that mortality and morbidity due to cardiovascular diseases are higher in salt-sensitive subjects than in salt-resistant subjects, their underlying mechanisms related to obesity remain unclear. Here, we focused on salt-sensitive gene variants unrelated to...

Author(s)
Cheon YongPil; Lee MyoungSook
Publisher
The Korean Nutrition Society, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Nutrition and Health, 2017, 50, 3, pp 217-224
Abstract

The Flammer syndrome (FS) describes the phenotype of people with a predisposition for an altered reaction of the blood vessels to stimuli like coldness or emotional stress. The question whether such people should be treated is often discussed. On the one hand, most of these subjects are healthy; on ...

Author(s)
Vahedian, Z.; Fakhraie, G.; Bovet, J.; Mozaffarieh, M.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
EPMA Journal, 2017, 8, 2, pp 187-195
Abstract

Introduction: During pregnancy, the needs for nutrients tend to increase with the purpose that there is a clear contribution to metabolism of the pregnant woman maintenance and development of the fetus. It has been proven, for example, the influence of sodium and potassium in blood pressure...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, H. G.; Freitas, J. C.; Freitas, L. V. S.; Sena, K. C. L.
Publisher
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Biociências, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Ciência & Saúde, 2017, 10, 1, pp 39-47
Abstract

Elevated salt intake induces changes in the extracellular matrix collagen, leading to myocardial stiffness and impaired relaxation. Resistance training (RT) has been used as a remarkably successful strategy in the treatment of heart disease. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the...

Author(s)
Barretti, D. L. M.; Melo, S. F. S.; Oliveira, E. M.; Barauna, V. G.
Publisher
Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Cientifica, Ribeirâo Preto, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2017, 50, 9, pp e6146
Abstract

Due to globalization and sophisticated western and sedentary lifestyle, metabolic syndrome has emerged as a serious public health challenge. Obesity is significantly increasing worldwide because of increased high calorie food intake and decreased physical activity leading to hypertension,...

Author(s)
Santhekadur, P. K.; Kumar, D. P.; Mulugeta Seneshaw; Mirshahi, F.; Sanyal, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Citation
Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 2017, 92, pp 826-835
Abstract

The industrialization of food in the United States has led to lower prices, and families now spend a smaller percentage of their total income on food compared with past generations. The decline in prices for food commodities has led to sharp increases in food consumption, with average caloric...

Author(s)
Kramer, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 2017, 70, 1, pp 111-121
Abstract

Background: Inhibition of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) is a well-known experimental model of hypertension (HT). It was shown that oxidative stress contributes to the pathogenesis of HT. Resveratrol is a potent anti-oxidant that is found in red grapes, peanuts and red wine. It improves the NO...

Author(s)
Aydİn, M.; Gungor, B.; Akdur, A. S.; Aksulu, H. E.; Sılan, C.; Susam, I.; Cabuk, A. K.; Cabuk, G.
Publisher
Clinics Cardive Publishing (Pty) Ltd., Durbanville, South Africa
Citation
Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 2017, 28, 3, pp 141-146
Abstract

Background: Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are reported to have BP-lowering effect in addition to blood glucose-lowering effect, however, its mechanism is still unknown. This study aimed to investigate the mechanism of blood pressure (BP) lowering effects of SGLT2 inhibitors...

Author(s)
Kawasoe, S.; Maruguchi, Y.; Kajiya, S.; Uenomachi, H.; Miyata, M.; Kawasoe, M.; Kubozono, T.; Ohishi, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2017, 18, 23, pp (10 April 2017)

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