Veronika Steenpass

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1 We have compared the signalling mechanisms involved in the pertussis toxin-sensitive and -insensitive contraction of rat isolated mesenteric microvessels elicited by sphingosylphosphorylcholine (SPC) and noradrenaline (NA), respectively. 2 The phospholipase D inhibitor butan-1-ol (0.3%), the store-operated Ca(2+) channel inhibitor SK>F 96,365 (10 microM),(More)
Financial capacity can be defined as the ability to independently manage one's financial affairs in a manner consistent with personal self-interest. Financial capacity is essential for an individual to function independently in society; however, Alzheimer disease and other progressive dementias eventually lead to a complete loss of financial capacity. Many(More)
Lipid-lowering treatment in the elderly patient is conditioned by a high incidence and prevalence of cardiovascular disease in the setting of a limited remaining life span. The clinical benefit of statin therapy can be seen after a few months, thus supporting use in secondary prevention even when the lifespan is restricted to a few years. Recent guidelines(More)
UNLABELLED Age-related immune impairment may be one of the factors influencing successful and pathological aging, being strongly tied to nutritional status. Several long term cohort studies suggest that a lower total lymphocyte count is associated with higher mortality. Nevertheless, prevalence, incidence and impact of lymphopenia on frailty and prediction(More)
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