cardioprotective

cardioprotectant

 [kahr″de-o-pro-tek´tant]
1. counteracting cardiotoxic effects.
2. an agent that so acts.

cardioprotective

(kăr″dē-ō-prō-tĕk′tĭv) [Gr. kardia, heart, + L. protectus, shielding]
Capable of shielding the heart from damage caused by, e.g., electrolyte disturbances, infections, ischemia, or toxins.
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These findings add to the other cardioprotective effects that have previously been observed with this diet.
Ravi is the lead author of the study, "TJA Appears Cardioprotective in Patients with Moderate severe OA: A propensity-score Matched Landmark Analysis.
magnesium, calcium and potassium) and phytochemicals-all of which may offer cardioprotective, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Many chemicals such as erythropoietin (4), adenosine (5), and hydrogen sulfide (6) are known to be cardioprotective when given at the onset of reperfusion, but none has been widely used.
Many antioxidative plants were shown to be cardioprotective in experimental models of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury.
WASHINGTON--The advent of effective anti-inflammatory therapies and the increased use of cardioprotective therapies in recent years have failed to reduce the risk of incident cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to findings from the prospective longitudinal CARRE Study.
The study, presented November 5 by Howard Sesso, an epidemiologist at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, is the first long-term trial to assess whether multivitamins have a cardioprotective role.
Current practice is underpinned by old evidence that accumulated before modern reperfusion therapies and cardioprotective drug protocols, say the authors.
Study of potential cardioprotective effects of Ganoderma lucidum (Lingzhi): results of a controlled human intervention trial.
Working on this problem, the group of Hausenloy and Yellon (10) in London discovered the RISK (Reperfusion Injury Salvage Kinases) cardioprotective pathway.
Arjmandi's most recent research is the first to evaluate the long-term cardioprotective effects of daily consumption of apple in postmenopausal women.
Researchers who first identified the anti-inflammatory and cardioprotective properties of insulin have discovered one pathway through which the hormone produces the effect.