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Waist circumference and fat intake are associated with high blood pressure in Mexican children aged 8 to 10 years.
BACKGROUND Elevated blood pressure at a young age is a predictor of blood pressure elevation later in life and has been associated with being overweight. However, it seems that there are otherExpand
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Effect of L-arginine or L-citrulline oral supplementation on blood pressure and right ventricular function in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction.
BACKGROUND The effect of L-arginine and L-citrulline on blood pressure and right ventricular function in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is unknown. We have thereforeExpand
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Aldosterone receptor antagonists induce favorable cardiac remodeling in diastolic heart failure patients.
BACKGROUND Serum levels of aldosterone in heart failure are increased up to 20 times compared to normal subjects. After an acute myocardial infarction, aldosterone increases progressively as well asExpand
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Dietary fatty acids intake and mortality in patients with heart failure.
OBJECTIVE Dietary strategies in heart failure (HF) are focused on sodium and fluid restriction to minimize the risk for acute volume overload episodes. However, the importance of dietary factorsExpand
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Outcomes of a school-based intervention (RESCATE) to improve physical activity patterns in Mexican children aged 8-10 years.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of an intervention program on the patterns of physical activity in 8- to 10-year-old Mexican children from lower socioeconomic status. This studyExpand
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The effect of successful kidney transplantation on ventricular dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension.
BACKGROUND Heart disease is a frequent complication of chronic kidney disease and the major cause of death in patients on renal replacement therapy. The purpose of this study was to evaluate theExpand
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Changes in body composition in heart failure patients after a resistance exercise program and branched chain amino acid supplementation.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Heart Failure (HF) is a complex syndrome, which can include the physiological, neural hormonal and metabolic complications known as "Cardiac Cachexia" (CC). In the development of CCExpand
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Improvement of ventricular function in systolic heart failure patients with oral L-citrulline supplementation.
BACKGROUND The utility of L-arginine and L-citrulline in treatment of arterial hypertension by increasing vascular oxide nitric availability has been demonstrated. Photoplethysmography, a simple andExpand
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Malnutrition syndrome, but not body mass index, is associated to worse prognosis in heart failure patients.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Many studies have suggested that obese patients with chronic heart failure have a better prognosis than leaner patients. The main purpose of this study was to assess the prognosticExpand
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Abnormal SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging during periods of obstructive sleep apnea in morbid obese patients without known heart disease.
OBJECTIVE Determine the myocardial perfusion characteristics in obstructive sleep apnea and its possible role in cardiovascular damage. METHODS AND PROCEDURES Fourteen patients from the ObesityExpand
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