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CoQ10 Improves Endothelial Dysfunction in Statin-Treated Type 2 Diabetics - 0 views

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    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) May 29 - Supplementation with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) improves endothelial dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes on statin therapy, according to results of a study reported in the May issue of Diabetes Care.

    The vascular benefits of statins might be attenuated by inhibition of CoQ10 synthesis, Dr. Gerald T. Chew and colleagues from University of Western Australia, Perth, note in their report.
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Every Patient's Advocate - 0 views

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    Patient empowerment, advocacy, medical consumerism and tools to navigate the dysfunction of American health care.
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WebMD - 0 views

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    A portal directed at consumers of medicine and health care, this website also has CMEs, references, and databases that any health care provider or medical professional would find useful.
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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Benefit Cancer Patients Undergoing Major Operations - 0 views

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    ScienceDaily (Apr. 10, 2009) - New research from Trinity College Dublin published in this month's Annals of Surgery points to a potentially significant advance in the treatment of patients undergoing major cancer surgery. The study was carried out by the oesophageal research group at Trinity College Dublin and St James's Hospital. A randomised controlled trial showed omega-3 fatty acids given as part of an oral nutritional supplement resulted in the preservation of muscle mass in patients undergoing surgery for oesopahageal cancer, a procedure normally associated with significant weight loss and quality of life issues.
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Probiotics 'may stop pneumonia' - BBC NEWS | Health - 0 views

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    Probiotics could be used to protect critically ill patients from developing pneumonia, according to scientists.
    The friendly bacteria can block the colonisation by dangerous bugs of the airways of ventilated patients, the Swedish study concluded.
    The probiotic solution performed just as well as normal antiseptics used to keep pneumonia-causing bacteria at bay, the journal Critical Care reported.
    Being more natural it could pose fewer side effects, the authors said
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NEJM -- Ischemic and Thrombotic Effects of Dilute Diesel-Exhaust Inhalation in Men with... - 0 views

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    Ischemic and thrombotic effects of dilute diesel-exhaust inhalation in men with coronary heart disease.
    Mills NL, Törnqvist H, Gonzalez MC, Vink E, Robinson SD, Söderberg S, Boon NA, Donaldson K, Sandström T, Blomberg A, Newby DE.
    N Engl J Med. 2007 Sep 13;357(11):1075-82.
    PMID: 17855668
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Association of vitamin D deficiency with heart failure and sudden cardiac death in a la... - 0 views

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    Association of vitamin D deficiency with heart failure and sudden cardiac death in a large cross-sectional study of patients referred for coronary angiography.\nPilz S, März W, Wellnitz B, Seelhorst U, Fahrleitner-Pammer A, Dimai HP, Boehm BO, Dobnig H.\nJ Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Oct;93(10):3927-35. Epub 2008 Aug 5.\nPMID: 18682515
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Hypovitaminosis D among rheumatology outpatients in clinical practice. - Rheumatology (... - 0 views

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    Hypovitaminosis D among rheumatology outpatients in clinical practice.\nMouyis M, Ostor AJ, Crisp AJ, Ginawi A, Halsall DJ, Shenker N, Poole KE.\nRheumatology (Oxford). 2008 Sep;47(9):1348-51. Epub 2008 May 22.\nPMID: 18499714 \ndoi:10.1093/rheumatology/ken203
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