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A nap a day keeps high blood pressure at bay

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190307081029.htm

It seems that napping may do more than just reboot our energy level and improve our mood. New research has found that people who took advantage of a midday … Read the rest

A guide to low-carb diets for diabetes

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325195.php

A low-carb diet is one strategy to help manage diabetes symptoms and reduce the risk of complications. In this article, learn why a low-carb diet helps, what to eat, … Read the rest

Lipitor (atorvastatin) vs. Zetia (ezetimibe)

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=221127

Title: Lipitor (atorvastatin) vs. Zetia (ezetimibe)
Category: Medications
Created: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

What to know about a low-protein diet

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325197.php

People with kidney-related illnesses may benefit from a low-protein diet. Key changes can help people create a varied, healthful, low-protein diet plan that works for them. Learn more here.… Read the rest

Managing MINOCA: A New Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association

https://www.jwatch.org/na48901/2019/04/12/managing-minoca-new-scientific-statement-american-heart

Patients with myocardial infarction but without obstructive coronary artery disease require special approaches in diagnosis and management.

Rare gene mutations may prevent heart disease

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190513123114.htm

A kind of rare gene mutation may prevent heart disease, according to a new study. The study finds that protein-truncating variants in the apolipoprotein B (APOB) gene are linked … Read the rest

Lowering blood pressure prevents worsening brain damage in elderly

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190318121049.htm

Elderly people with high blood pressure, or hypertension, who took medicine to keep their 24-hour systolic blood pressure around 130 mm Hg for three years showed significantly less accumulation … Read the rest

Intravenous Gene Transfer With an AAV9 Vector Expressing Human <=-Galactosidase in Type II GM1 Gangliosidosis

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03952637?cond=Dyslipidemia+OR+Hyperlipidemia+OR+Hypolipidemia+OR+Hypercholesterolemia+OR+Hypercholesteremia+OR+Hypertriglyceridemia+OR+Lipoprotein+OR+Lipid+OR+LDL+OR+HDL+OR+VLDL+OR+IDL+OR+Cholesterol+OR+Triglyceride+OR+Chylomicron+OR+Anticholesteremic&amp;lupd_s=05%2F04%2F2019&amp;lupd_d=14

Conditions:   Lysosomal Diseases;   Gangliosidosis;   GM1
Intervention:   Biological: AAV9-GLB1
Sponsor:   National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Recruiting

How much coffee is too much for the heart?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325200.php

In a large new study, researchers identify ‘the tipping point’ for consumption after which coffee can increase a person’s cardiovascular risk.

Effect of Cholesterol Level on Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury of Non-cardiac Surgeries

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03954353?cond=Dyslipidemia+OR+Hyperlipidemia+OR+Hypolipidemia+OR+Hypercholesterolemia+OR+Hypercholesteremia+OR+Hypertriglyceridemia+OR+Lipoprotein+OR+Lipid+OR+LDL+OR+HDL+OR+VLDL+OR+IDL+OR+Cholesterol+OR+Triglyceride+OR+Chylomicron+OR+Anticholesteremic&amp;lupd_s=05%2F03%2F2019&amp;lupd_d=14

Condition:   Acute Kidney Injury
Intervention:  
Sponsor:   Peking University First Hospital
Recruiting