Antioxidants and Cardiovascular Disease

Antioxidants and Cardiovascular Disease

By: R. Nath (editor), M. Khullar (editor), P K. Singhal (editor)Hardback

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This unique book authored by leading investigators in the field of Cardiovascular research and practicing clinicians across the globe details the scientific evidence for the heath effect of vitamins, antioxidants, trace elements and functional food, specifically their role in Cardiovascular system and provides up-to-date recommendations in the area of Cardiovascular nutrition including dietary micronutrients and supplements. Genetics of coronary disease as well as racial differences and risk factors, the role of Homocystine dietary fats, importance of antioxidant trace elements, genetic and racial differences especially in relation to cardiovascular effects, Clinical relevance of trace elements and minerals such as Chromium, Copper, Fluoride, Iron, Iodine, Molybdenum, Manganese, Selenium, Zinc, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorous have all been covered in relation to cardiovascular disease.

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R Nath, M Khullar.: Department of Experimental Medicine & Biotechnology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India P K Singal.: Institute of Cardiovascular Science St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada


The role of antioxidant vitamins in cardiovascular disease/ The heart and the coronary arteries/ Role of oxidative stress and diabetes in cardiovascular disease/ Ubiquinone in heart and vascular disease/ Role of antioxidant Iycopene in heart disease/ Racial differences in coronary artery diseases - risk factors/ Genetics of coronary heart disease - current understanding and future prospects/ Magnesium deficiency and cardiovascular disease - molecular mechanisms and recent advances/ Cardiovascular dysfunction and cellular injury - role of antioxidants/ Intake of selected photochemical and prevention of coronary heart disease: practical implications/ Insulinomimetic actions of vanadium compounds in cardiovascular system/ Cardiovascular effects of vanadium/ Coenzyme Q10 decreases remodeling and angiotensin converting enzyme in patients with left ventricular dysfunction after acute myocardial infarction/ Adrenergic signal transduction mechanisms in heart failure: role of micronutrients - current concepts and future prospects/ Prevention of cardiovascular disease: role of fruits, vegetables and antioxidants/ Nutrition and the brain-heart connection/ Trace elements in Cardiovascular System: Molecular Mechanism and current concepts/ Urolithiasis: Calcium, Essential Hypertension and Kidney Stone Disease

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2003
  • ISBN13: 9788173195143
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 325
  • ID: 9788173195143
  • weight: 685
  • ISBN10: 8173195145

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