Dr. On Call


Heart Disease

October 25, 2011

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein
Potential adjunct for global risk assessment in the primary prevention of caridiovascular disease

Paul M. Ridker, MD, MPH

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/103/13/1813.abstract

APOE apolipoprotein E   [Homo sapiens]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene&Cmd=ShowDetailView&TermToSearch=348 

Novel markers of peripheral arterial disease

Farhan J Khawaja, Iftikhar J Kullo

http://vmj.sagepub.com/content/14/4/381.abstract   

Modulation of the Homocysteine-Betaine Relationship by Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase 677 C->T Genotypes and B-Vitamin Status in a Large-Scale Epidemiological Study

Pal I Holm, Steiner, Hustad, Per Magne Ueland, Stein Emil Vollset, Tom Grotmol, Jorn Schneede

http://jcem.endojournals.org/content/92/4/1535.abstract

Insulin Resistance and Insulin Secretory Dysfunction as Precursors of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: Prospective Studies of Pima Indians

Stephen Lillioja, David M. Mott, Maximilian Spraul, Robert Ferraro, James E. Foley, Eric Ravussin, William C. Knowler, Peter H. Bennett, and Clifton Bogardus 

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199312303292703 

Lipoprotein(a) as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor: Current Status

Børge G. Nordestgaard; M. John Chapman; Kausik Ray; Jan Borén; Felicita Andreotti; Gerald F. Watts; Henry Ginsberg; Pierre Amarenco; Alberico Catapano; Olivier S. Descamps; Edward Fisher; Petri T. Kovanen; Jan Albert Kuivenhoven; Philippe Lesnik; Luis Masana; Zeljko Reiner; Marja-Riitta Taskinen; Lale Tokgözoglu; Anne Tybjærg-Hansen

 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/734515?src=emailthis

 

 


Heart Disease Genetic Rick Factors

February 7, 2012

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

Apolipoprotein E in hyperlipidemia

WaldenCC, Hegele RA. 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8185134

Meta-Analysis: Apolipoprotein E Genotypes and Risk for Coronary Heart Disease

Yiqing Song MD,  Meir J Stampfer MD DrPH,  Simin Liu MD ScD

http://annals.ba0.biz/content/141/2/137.abstract

Gene dose of apolipoprotein E type 4 allele and the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in late onset families

EH Coder, AM Saunders, WJ Strittmatter, DE Schmechel, PC Gaskell, GW Small, AD Roses, JL Haines, MA Pericak-Vance 

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/261/5123/921.abstract

Association of apolipoprotein E allele E4 with late-onset familial and sporadic Alzheimer’s disease

AM Saunders PhD,  WJ Strittmatter MD, D Schmechel MD, PH St. George-Hyslop MD, MAPericak-Vance PhD, SH Joo BS, BL Rosi BA, JF Gusella, PhD, DR Crapper-Maclachlan MD, MJ Alberts MD, C Hulette MD, B Crain MD, D Goldgaber PhD, AD Roses MD 

http://www.neurology.org/content/43/8/1467.short

 


Cholesterol

February 14, 2012

Scientific Literature & Abstracts 

A Prospective, population-based study of low density lipoprotein particle size as a risk factor for ischemic heart disease in men

Lamarche B, St-Pierre AC,RuelIL, Cantin B, Dagenais GR, Despres JP

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11521128 

Comparison of Various Electrophoretic Characteristics of LDL Particles and their relationship to the risk of Ischemic Heart Disease

St_Pierre AC, Ruel IL, Dagenais GR, Bernard PM, Despres JP, Lamarche B

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11696468

Plasma concentration of C-reactive protein and risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack: the Framingham study

Rost NS, Wolf PA, Kelly-Hayes M, Silbershatz H, Massaro JM, D`Agostino RB, Franzblau C, Wilson PW

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11692019 

The Hordaland Homocysteine Study: a community-based study of homocysteine, its determinants, and associations with disease

Refsum H, Nurk E, Smith AD, Ueland PM, Gjesdal CG, Bjelland I, Tverdal A, Tell GS, Nygard O, Vollset SE

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16702348 

High level of lipoprotein(a) is a strong predictor for progression of coronary artery disease

Matsumoto Y, Daida H, Watanabe Y, Sunayama S, Mokuno H, Yokoi H, Yamaguchi H

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10855557


Heart Disease The F Factor

February 28, 2012

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

Website for Andy Smith, MS

http://www.thelifesmith.com/

“The eleventh commandment: Freedom through forgiveness” 

Andy Smith, MS


The effect of forgiveness training on psychosocial factors in college age adults

Luskin F M, Ginzburg K ,  Thoresen C E

http://learningtoforgive.com/research/effect-of-forgiveness-training/ 

The physiological and psychological effects of compassion and anger

Glen Rein PhD, Mike Atkinson, Rollin McCraty MA

http://www.aipro.info/drive/File/228.pdf 

“Forgiving the dead man walking”

Debbie Morris


Updates In Heart Health: Probiotics & Niacin

May 14, 2013

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

Intestinal flora again implicated in CAD; but this time, also CV events

 http://www.theheart.org/article/1532541.do

Intestinal Microbial Metabolism of Phosphatidylcholine and Cardiovascular Risk

Tang WH

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1109400

How Eating Probiotic-Rich Can Protect You From Heart Disease

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/donna-gates/probiotics-_b_1543045.html?view=screen

Choline and TMAO: Eggs Still Don’t Cause Heart Disease

http://chriskresser.com/choline-and-tmao-eggs-still-dont-cause-heart-disease

Potential of probiotics in controlling cardiovascular diseases

Saini R, et.al

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3023901/

Niacin: Throwing the baby out with the bathwater

A. Doneen, MSN and B. Bale, MD

http://www.baledoneen.com/announcements/journal-of-arteriology-volume-2-march-2013

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