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27 . 11 . 2020

Iron Overload - The Danger of Accumulation

Iron is an essential mineral in the body. Iron deficiency is the most common imbalance, especially in women of childbearing age. However, when in excess, iron can also cause problems.

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19 . 10 . 2020

The Potential Cognitive Effect of Statins

Statins are a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels and treat cardiovascular disease. Given the prevalence of cardiovascular disease, it is not surprising that they are among the world’s most prescribed drugs.

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24 . 01 . 2020

The Impact of Homocysteine on Cardiovascular Disease

Homocysteine ​​is an amino acid derived from cellular metabolism that has a direct toxic action on the vascular endothelium. In this article, we investigate the efficacy of homocysteine-lowering interventions ​​in cardiovascular disease prevention.

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16 . 09 . 2019

Fatty Liver - A Silent Epidemic

Non-alcoholic liver disease is an increasingly common condition and is expected to be the leading cause of liver transplantation in the near future.

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21 . 03 . 2019

Heart Rate Variability and the Autonomic Nervous System

Heart rate variability is a scientifically validated marker for assessment of the balance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, allowing the study of their influence in various diseases.

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30 . 08 . 2018

Lipoprotein (a) - An important cardiovascular risk marker

Despite significant advances in the diagnosis and therapy, cardiovascular disease in its various forms (coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral artery disease) continues to be the leading cause of death in the industrialized world. Although some risk factors are non modifiable, like age and family history, there are several others to consider.

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