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Cardiovascular Diseases
Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions
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Presenting current research on epidemiological studies of cardiovascular diseases and the role of nutrition, this book highlights nutritional therapies including alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene, fish oil, polyphenols, olive oil, retinol, and soy and discusses their relative benefit in diseases such as angina, atherosclerosis, heart attack, high blood pressure, and stroke. Examining recursive diseases such as diabetes, stress, and hypertension, it reveals how nutrigenomics can alleviate imprinted cardiac weaknesses through tailored diets. Additional areas of discussion include nanotechnology in treating ischemic heart disease, along with drug, gene, and stem cell therapies.


Epidemiological Study of Heart Disease. The Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease Disorders. Epigenetic Modifications in the Arterial and Heart Disease. Epigenetics of Atherosclerosis: Current Insights and Future Perspectives. Genetic and Epigenetic Basis of Myocardial Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury: Protection by Dietary Antioxidants and Chromatin Modifying Compounds. Attenuation of Myocardial Ischaemia-Reperfusion Injury by Probiotic Bacteria Cardiovascular Disease. Lipid Regulation of Cardiac Ion Channels in Heart Disease. Arginine, Tetrahydrobiopterins, and Nitric Oxide in Myocardial Protection. Role of Toll-Like Receptors in Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury. Aging, Nutrients, and Endogenous Stem Cell Populations. Intracellular and Extracellular MicroRNAs in Myocardial Angiogenesis. Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiomyopathy and Benefits from Vitamin C. Hypoxic Preconditioning of Stem Cells to Treat Myocardial Infarction. Diabetes Associated Cardiomyopathy and Cell Therapy. Nutritional and other Therapeutic Interventions for CVD. Pluripotent Stem Cell Therapy for Cardiac Regeneration. Nanotechnology and Cardiovascular Diseases. Heart Healthy Diet: "The Art and Science of Perfecting the Plate". Nutritional Therapy in the Treatment of Oxidative Stress-induced Heart Disease. Therapeutic Strategies for Metabolic Syndrome and Lifestyle-related Disease. Alcohol and Heart Health: Is the Preconditioning Effect of Wine Drinking Related to Alcohol-Induced Changes in Cellular Fatty Acid Profile? Antioxidative Compounds: Description and Evidence of Clinical Relevance. Garlic in Cardiovascular Health: Winnowing the Fact from Artifacts. Resveratrol Emerges as a Miracle Cardioprotective Phytochemical Polyphenol. Potent Beneficial Effects of Vegetables and Fruits of Cardiovascular Diseases. Sildenafil a Powerful Agent in Cardioprotection. Flaxseed and its Components in Coronary Artery and Peripheral Vascular Disease. Flaxseed and Blood Pressure. Curcumin and Cardiovascular Diseases. Effect of Fruit and Vegetable Intake on CVD Risk Factors in Humans. Melon for Cardiovascular Health. Botanicals as Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors Useful in Hypertension. Yoga, Meditation and Healthy Heart - Principles and Evidence.


ISBN-13: 9781439882016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (CRC Press Inc)
Publication date: May, 2013
Pages: 614