Category Archives: Cardiovascular

Effect of Fasting Blood Glucose Level on Heart Rate Variability of Healthy Young Adults

Currently, heart rate variability (HRV) is among the useful tools used to assess modulatory effects of the autonomic nervous system on the heart…

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Quality Improvement for Cardiovascular Disease Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death globally. While the number of CVD deaths has not changed significantly in high-income countries since 1990, the number of deaths has increased by…

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Distinct Patterns of Association of Variants at 11q23.3 Chromosomal Region with Coronary Artery Disease and Dyslipidemia in the Population of Andhra Pradesh, India

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is most predominant and ranks as number one in causing deaths due to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in India. Dyslipidemia, diabetes, hypertension, smoking and obesity or overweight were identified as…

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Optimal Dose and Method of Administration of Intravenous Insulin in the Management of Emergency Hyperkalemia: A Systematic Review

Hyperkalemia is a common electrolyte disorder that can result in fatal cardiac arrhythmias. Successful management of acute hyperkalemia involves protecting the heart from arrhythmias with the administration of calcium…

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Pre-Hypertension among Young Adults (20–30 Years) in Coastal Villages of Udupi District in Southern India: An Alarming Scenario

The National High Blood Pressure Education Program Coordinating Committee of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in United States released the Seventh Report of the…

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Interleukin-1 Gene Cluster Polymorphisms and Their Association with Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) in many ways is an inflammatory disease. Inflammation plays an important role in the formation of atheroma which ultimately graduates to atheromatous injury, plaque rupture and…

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Salt Intake and Health Risk in Climate Change Vulnerable Coastal Bangladesh: What Role Do Beliefs and Practices Play?

High blood pressure is the major risk factor of cardiovascular diseases especially heart diseases and stroke. In South East Asia, an estimated 36% adults have hypertension. In Bangladesh more than 27% of all deaths are thought to be associated with cardiovascular diseases…

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