A study by researchers from the University of California, San Diego shows metformin preserve abilities of epithelial tissue barrier in preventing infections, sepsis, low oxygen (hypoxia), resisting inflammation and suppressing tumors. Epithelium cells cover our blood vessels and organs. Most of our glands are made with epithelium cells. Senior author of the study is Pradipta Ghosh and the study findings were published in the journal eLife.
Sepsis : Chemicals will be released into the bloodstream to fight against an infection. Sometimes these chemicals trigger body inflammation and damage multiple organs and this is called sepsis. The organs may fail and even cause the death of an individual. Sepsis may cause bone infection also. Sepsis infection may obstruct the flow of blood to brain and kidneys. Symptoms of Sepsis are
Researchers analyzed the Norwegian Hordaland Health Study data of 7052 individuals born between 1953 and 1957. Researchers also collected individuals response to questions on health, lifestyle and education. Researchers considered data such as blood test, weight, height and blood pressure collected between 1997 and 1999. Researchers have done follow up studies until 2009 and concluded above finding.
Researchers stressed that diagnosis and treatment of health anxiety is important to prevent the risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD). Author of the study is Dr. Line Iden Berge, MD, PhD from the division of Psychiatry, University of Bergen and the study findings were published in the BMJ Open.
A study by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco says chances of mortality is more due to non-cardiovascular causes in coronary heart disease (CHD) patients. Researchers concluded above finding after studying data of 1024 patients enrolled between 2000 and 2002 from the records of Heart and Soul Study. All the patients are with stable coronary heart disease (CHD). Researchers have done a 10-year follow up studies. Findings of the research study are
Independent predictors of cardiac mortality are
Independent predictors for non-cardiac mortality are
Author of the study is Dr. Elizabeth Y Wang from the University of California, San Francisco and the study findings were published in the The American Journal of Cardiology.
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