Chronic stress is a risk factor for obesity, cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, and stroke. Glucocorticoid hormones are elevated chronically in stressed conditions and are thought to contribute to the pathogenesis of metabolic and cardiovascular disease. Despite strong evidence for this, non-pharmacologic therapies to reduce stress are not currently part of standard care for the prevention or treatment of metabolic ...more »
Can standardized screening, pharmacological/behavioral prevention, and optimized treatment of metabolic complications after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation improve outcomes and decrease transplant-related morbidity and mortality?
There is a need to employ new molecular tools to delineate the difference between beneficial and uncontrolled shock-induced hypothermia, because data on hypothermia and hemostasis are incomplete or lacking, especially on the duration, depth and type of hypothermia.
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There is a need to identify and to develop pharmaceutical interventions for patients at risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD).