Dott. Luigi Vicari on settembre 7th, 2010

Atherothrombosis is an underlying condition that results in myocardial infarction (MI), ischemic stroke, and death.[1,2] As such, atherothrombosis is the leading cause of mortality in the United States, resulting in 36% of the deaths that occur.[3] Platelet activation and aggregation play a pivotal role in the pathophysiology of ischemic complications of atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease (CVD). [...]

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The concept of nonrestorative sleep (NRS) is based on the restorative theory, which considers brain activity during sleep as essential for the restoration of body and mind functioning.[1] Abnormal sleep restoration results in feelings of tiredness, sluggishness, or fatigue, which are often associated with NRS, particularly when such feelings cannot be explained by insufficient sleep [...]

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Migraine, particularly migraine with aura, is associated with an increased risk for death from cardiovascular disease and hemorrhagic stroke, according to the findings of 2 large prospective cohort studies. But, the researchers emphasize, the individual risk for those with migraine is low. The reports, which add more weight to previous data suggesting this link, were [...]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on settembre 7th, 2010

Ask Questions, Save Lives; Risk Assessment Of Children’s Respiratory Systems Identifies Potential Anesthetic Complications It is fairly easy to avoid surgical complications in children related to anesthesia administration by asking a few simple questions before arriving at the operating table. Britta S von Ungern-Sternberg from the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, Australia, and international [...]

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