Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Diseases: Genetic Susceptibility, Environmental Factors and Their Interaction covers the special heritability characteristics and identifying genetic and environmental contributions to cardiovascular health. This important reference provides an overview of the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. Included are important topics, ranging from lifestyle choices, risk factors, and exposure, to pollutants and chemicals. Also covered are the influences of Mendelian traits and familial aggregation and the interactions and interrelationships between genetics and environmental factors which, when compared, provide a sound understanding of the interplay between inherited and acquired risk factors. The book provides a much needed reference for this rapidly growing field of study. By combining the latest research within the structured chapters of this reference, a better understanding of genetic and environmental contribution to cardiovascular disease is found, helping to substantiate further investigations in the field and design prevention and treatment strategies. Provides an overview of the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors Reviews several large population-based studies which indicate that exposure to several environmental factors may increase CVD morbidity and mortality, exploring the plausibility of this association by data from animal studies Reflects on future studies to help understanding the role of genes and environmental factors in the development and progression of cardiovascular disease

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  • Author : Nikolaos Papageorgiou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 252 pages
  • ISBN : 0128033134
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Author : Nikolaos Papageorgiou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 August 2016
GET THIS BOOKCardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Diseases: Genetic Susceptibility, Environmental Factors and Their Interaction covers the special heritability characteristics and identifying genetic and environmental contributions to cardiovascular health. This important reference provides an overview of the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. Included are important topics, ranging from lifestyle choices, risk factors, and exposure, to pollutants and chemicals. Also covered are the influences of Mendelian traits and familial aggregation and the interactions and interrelationships between genetics and environmental factors which, when compared,

Endothelium and Cardiovascular Diseases

Endothelium and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Author : Protasio Lemos Da Luz,Peter Libby,Francisco Rafael Martins Laurindo,Antonio Carlos Palandri Chagas
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 February 2018
GET THIS BOOKEndothelium and Cardiovascular Diseases

Endothelium and Cardiovascular Diseases: Vascular Biology and Clinical Syndromes provides an in-depth examination of the role of endothelium and endothelial dysfunction in normal vascular function, and in a broad spectrum of clinical syndromes, from atherosclerosis, to cognitive disturbances and eclampsia. The endothelium is a major participant in the pathophysiology of diseases, such as atherosclerosis, diabetes and hypertension, and these entities are responsible for the largest part of cardiovascular mortality and morbidly. Over the last decade major new discoveries and concepts

Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Author : Nilanjana Maulik, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 09 April 2013
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With cardiovascular disease remaining one of the primary causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, there is a great need to further understand the molecular basis of this disease class and develop new therapeutic or preventative measures. Cardiovascular Diseases: Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions presents up-to-date information on the pathobiology of cardiovascular diseases, emphasizing emerging therapeutics and nutritional interventions. The book is divided into four parts: epidemiology, epigenetics, pathobiology, and therapies for cardiovascular diseases. Part I details epidemiological studies, highlighting the extent

Epigenetics in Cardiovascular Disease

Epigenetics in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Author : Yvan Devaux,Emma Louise Robinson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKEpigenetics in Cardiovascular Disease

Epigenetics in Cardiovascular Disease, a new volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, offers a comprehensive overview of the epigenetics mechanisms governing cardiovascular disease development, as well as instructions in research methods and guidance in pursing new studies. More than thirty international experts provide an (i) overview of the epigenetics mechanisms and their contribution to cardiovascular disease development, (i) high-throughput methods for RNA profiling including single-cell RNA-seq, (iii) the role of nucleic acid methylation in cardiovascular disease development, (iv) epigenetic actors

Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Diseases

Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Author : Dimitris Tousoulis,Christodoulos Stefanadis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 29 July 2013
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The establishment of precise and reliable biomarker tests for the early stages of cardiovascular disease is of great importance and can be the cornerstone in the prevention of future cardiovascular disease (CVD). Furthermore, some biomarkers may provide important information concerning the pathogenesis of CVD or appear to be useful in risk stratification, in CVD diagnosis, or in monitoring therapy; many others may be risk factors themselves, representing therefore potential targets of therapy. The ideal biomarker should have the following characteristics:

Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World

Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Committee on Preventing the Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease: Meeting the Challenges in Developing Countries
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 July 2010
GET THIS BOOKPromoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), once thought to be confined primarily to industrialized nations, has emerged as a major health threat in developing countries. Cardiovascular disease now accounts for nearly 30 percent of deaths in low and middle income countries each year, and is accompanied by significant economic repercussions. Yet most governments, global health institutions, and development agencies have largely overlooked CVD as they have invested in health in developing countries. Recognizing the gap between the compelling evidence of the global CVD burden

Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease

Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Author : Monte Willis,Jonathon W. Homeister,James R. Stone
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 December 2013
GET THIS BOOKCellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease

Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease focuses on the pathophysiology of common cardiovascular disease in the context of its underlying mechanisms and molecular biology. This book has been developed from the editors' experiences teaching an advanced cardiovascular pathology course for PhD trainees in the biomedical sciences, and trainees in cardiology, pathology, public health, and veterinary medicine. No other single text-reference combines clinical cardiology and cardiovascular pathology with enough molecular content for graduate students in both biomedical research and clinical

The Impact of Nutrition and Statins on Cardiovascular Diseases

The Impact of Nutrition and Statins on Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Author : Ioannis Zabetakis,Ronan Lordan,Alexandros Tsoupras
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 January 2019
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The Impact of Nutrition and Statins on Cardiovascular Diseases presents a summary of the background information and published research on the role of food in inhibiting the development of cardiovascular diseases. Written from a food science, food chemistry, and food biochemistry perspective, the book provides insights on the origin of cardiovascular diseases, an analysis of statin therapy, their side effects, and the role of dietary intervention as an alternative solution to preventing cardiovascular diseases. It focuses on the efficacy of

Functional Foods and Cardiovascular Disease

Functional Foods and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Author : Mohammed H. Moghadasian,N.A. Michael Eskin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 10 February 2012
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Cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer in North America and around the world. The staggering medical costs involved in treating patients suffering from this disease demand an alternative approach to prevent or minimize its development. In Functional Foods and Cardiovascular Disease, international researchers reveal essential up-to-dat

Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Author : Shari R. Waldstein,Merrill F. Elias
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 11 February 2015
GET THIS BOOKNeuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and most westernized nations. Both CVDs and their risk factors confer substantial risk for stroke and dementia, but are also associated with more subtle changes in brain structure and function and cognitive performance prior to such devastating clinical outcomes. It has been suggested that there exists a continuum of brain abnormalities and cognitive difficulties associated with increasingly severe manifestations of cardiovascular risk factors and diseases

Cardiovascular Disability

Cardiovascular Disability
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on the Health of Select Populations,Committee on Social Security Cardiovascular Disability Criteria
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 04 December 2010
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The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a screening tool called the Listing of Impairments to identify claimants who are so severely impaired that they cannot work at all and thus immediately qualify for benefits. In this report, the IOM makes several recommendations for improving SSA's capacity to determine disability benefits more quickly and efficiently using the Listings.

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 October 2012
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One major example of the synergy of bioactive foods and extracts is their role as an antioxidant and the related remediation of cardiovascular disease. There is compelling evidence to suggest that oxidative stress is implicated in the physiology of several major cardiovascular diseases including heart failure and increased free radical formation and reduced antioxidant defences. Studies indicate bioactive foods reduce the incidence of these conditions, suggestive of a potential cardioprotective role of antioxidant nutrients. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for

Cardiovascular Diseases in the United States

Cardiovascular Diseases in the United States
  • Author : Iwao Milton Moriyama,Dean E. Krueger,Jeremiah Stamler
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 09 May 1971
GET THIS BOOKCardiovascular Diseases in the United States

Cardiovascular diseases kill and disable more than a million Americans each year. The major types of this complex of diseases are coronary heart disease, hypertensive disease, cerebrovascular diseases, rheumatic heart disease, and congenital malformations of the circulatory system. Authors Moriyama, Krueger, and Stamler relate each of these types to etiology, age of patient at onset, clinical course, and socioeconomic impact on the population. For each type of cardiovascular disease they analyze the quantitative data on the incidence, prevalence, and levels