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Walking 10,000 steps/day or more reduces blood pressure and sympathetic nerve activity in mild essential hypertension.
We investigated the effects of walking 10,000 steps/day or more on blood pressure and cardiac autonomic nerve activity in mild essential hypertensive patients. All subjects were males aged 47.0+/-1.0Expand
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Application of transesophageal echocardiography to continuous intraoperative monitoring of left ventricular performance.
Transesophageal M mode echocardiography was used for continuous monitoring of left ventricular dimensions in 21 patients (11 with valvular and 10 with coronary heart disease) undergoing open heartExpand
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Plasma sulfhydryl-containing amino acids in patients with cerebral infarction and in hypertensive subjects.
It has been postulated that an accumulation of a sulfhydryl-containing amino acid, homocysteine in plasma may induce arteriosclerosis. In order to explore a possible contribution of homocysteine toExpand
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Reduction of pneumonia risk by an angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitor in elderly Japanese inpatients according to insertion/deletion polymorphism of the angiotensin I-converting enzyme gene.
BACKGROUND We have reported that use of angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, which is a class of antihypertensive agent that induces cough, is an independent factor in reducing risk ofExpand
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Histological changes in mouse nipple tissue during the reproductive cycle.
To obtain detailed information about the histological changes occurring in the mouse nipple during the reproductive cycle, we examined and quantified the S-phase of cell by immunohistochemicalExpand
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Guidelines for treatment of hypertension in the elderly--2002 revised version.
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Prevalence of Carotid Atherosclerosis in Diabetic Patients Ultrasound high-resolution B-mode imaging on carotid arteries
OBJECTIVE To quantitatively assess atherosclerosis of the carotid artery in subjects with and without diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Ultrasound high resolution B-mode imaging of carotidExpand
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Ejaculated spermatozoa in patients with non‐mosaic Klinefelter’s syndrome
Background : Non‐mosaic Klinefelter patients are generally azoospermic and there is no therapy to improve the spermatogenesis. Some patients have a few spermatozoa in their ejaculates, which can beExpand
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Thoracoscopic thoracic splanchnicectomy for chronic pancreatitis with intractable abdominal pain.
The therapeutic advantages of a thoracoscopic thoracic splanchnicectomy (TTS) to relieve the pain of chronic pancreatitis patients was evaluated. The TTS procedure (four bilateral and five unilateralExpand
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Ultrastructural and morphometrical studies on the endothelial cells of arteries supplying the abdomino-inguinal mammary gland of rats during the reproductive cycle.
The ultrastructure of the endothelial cells of the deep circumflex iliac and caudal superficial epigastric arteries supplying the abdomino-inguinal mammary gland of female Wistar rats was studiedExpand
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