Heart rate variability

It is well established that atrial fibrillation increases the risk of clinical stroke by four- to five-fold, and patients with...


Autonomic dysfunction frequently occurs in the context of Parkinson disease ( PD ) and may precede onset of motor symptoms....


The BENEFIT trial has shown that a 40 to 80 day treatment with the antiparasitic medication Benznidazole ( Rochagan,...


RPC1063 is an orally available, potent, selective sphingosine-1-phosphate 1 receptor ( S1P1R ) agonist, which has been shown to decrease...


Studies have shown variation in the use of red blood cell transfusion among patients with acute coronary syndromes. There are...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Afrezza ( Insulin human ) inhalation powder, a rapid-acting inhaled...


Inflammation, platelet reactivity and cardiac autonomic dysfunction increase the risk of cardiovascular events, but the relationships between these prognostic markers...


Numerous studies have shown that inflammation has a relevant role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis as well as of acute...


Heightened platelet activity plays a critical role in thrombus formation, which is central to acute coronary syndromes ( ACS ),...


Not all patients with sepsis mount the same immune response, even when they look the same clinically, according to findings...


Patients with depression appear to have an impaired ability to recover their heart rate variability ( HRV ) following acute...


Many cancer patients who have heart attacks often are not treated with life saving Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) given...


A two-gram fish oil supplement given daily to elderly persons prevented a decline in heart rate variability caused by tiny,...


A study published in the journal Gastroenterology found a difference in how people responded to COX-2 inhibitors and that up...


Transcendental meditation, a relaxation technique may decrease blood pressure and reduce insulin resistance among patients with coronary heart disease. Transcendental meditation,...


Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found that patients with coronary artery disease who take commonly used antidepressant drugs...


Heredity plays a major role in determining the blood lipid profile and heart rate variability of blacks and whites, two...


Researchers discovered that rats exhibiting the signs of depression have increased levels of the omega-6 fatty acid, arachidonic acid, in...


Postmenopausal women with depressive symptoms have significant reductions in heart rate variability ( HRV ) and higher heart rates, suggestive...


A study, led by Fernando Holguin, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, found that taking daily supplements of fish or...