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Myocardial Infrarction

Infusion of DHA Protects Against Myocardial Infarction

Posted February 18, 2014

In a study involving isolated hearts, perfusion with DHA both before and before/after induction of ischemia reperfusion was found to significantly diminish cardiac damage and afford antioxidant protection.

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L-Carnitine Retakes Spotlight, Hints at Survival Benefit in Acute MI: Meta-analysis

Posted April 13, 2013

A meta-analysis of 13 controlled trials concludes that including L-carnitine among the other therapies given in the acute setting for MI appears to significantly cut all-cause mortality and lead to fewer angina symptoms and ventricular arrhythmias. In some of the studies, L-carnitine therapy was subsequently given for six months to a year, suggesting a possible role not only in acute management but also secondary prevention, according to the authors.

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Effects of Coenzyme Q10 and Selenium on Statin-associated Myopathy

Posted March 16, 2013

In a pilot study involving 60 patients with statin-associated myopathy (SAM), supplementation with coenzyme Q10 for 3 months was found to be associated with increases in plasma levels of coenzyme Q10 (from 0.81 to 3.31 micromol/L), and significant improvements in symptoms of SAM, as compared to placebo.

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Alternative Tx Should Be Given Fair Shake

Posted November 19, 2012

Researchers spent 9 years testing chelation therapy and were surprised when results showed a slight positive edge for the controversial flushing of minerals from the body in those trying to avoid a cardiovascular event after a myocardial infarction.

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High leucine diet helps myocardial infarction patients

Posted October 13, 2012

Research suggests branched chain amino acids, leucine, isoleucine and valine, can help treat human diseases. Now a study in Metabolism suggests that a high leucine diet (HLD) can mitigate cardiac injury and boost survival odds for patients who have experienced myocardial infarction or heart attack.

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Association Between Diets High In Total Antioxidants And Lower Risk Of Myocardial Infarction In Women

Posted September 25, 2012

Coronary heart disease is a major cause of death in women. A new study has found that a diet rich in antioxidants, mainly from fruits and vegetables, can significantly reduce the risk of myocardial infarction. The study is published in the October issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

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How nanoparticles in your food and vitamins could harm health

Posted April 30, 2012

Cornell researchers warn of health hazards from nanoparticles in food and vitamins that are consumed daily by humans. Findings from the scientists show an FDA-approved substance in food additives and vitamins could cause deficiency in the way iron is absorbed in the gut in ways not previously known.

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