Emilio Ros

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of HDL cholesterol on preclinical carotid atherosclerosis in familial hypercholesterolemia
    Mireia Junyent
    Servei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:1107-13. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of nuts--implications for cardiovascular health
    Emilio Ros
    Unitat de Lípids, Sevei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S29-35. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular health: Teachings of the PREDIMED study
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service and CIBER Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición CIBERobn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spanish Government, Spain Departments of
    Adv Nutr 5:330S-6S. 2014
  4. pmc Associations of the FTO rs9939609 and the MC4R rs17782313 polymorphisms with type 2 diabetes are modulated by diet, being higher when adherence to the Mediterranean diet pattern is low
    Carolina Ortega-Azorín
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:137. 2012
  5. pmc Frequency of nut consumption and mortality risk in the PREDIMED nutrition intervention trial
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV Institut d Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    BMC Med 11:164. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Atorvastatin versus Bezafibrate in Mixed Hyperlipidaemia : Randomised Clinical Trial of Efficacy and Safety (the ATOMIX Study)
    Emilio Ros
    Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Drug Investig 23:153-65. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint A walnut diet improves endothelial function in hypercholesterolemic subjects: a randomized crossover trial
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic at the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 109:1609-14. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Nuts and novel biomarkers of cardiovascular disease
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona and Ciber Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1649S-56S. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Nuts and berries for heart health
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 12:397-406. 2010
  10. pmc Health benefits of nut consumption
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institutd Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pii Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona and Ciber Fisiopatología de la Obesidady Nutrición CIBERobn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III ISCIII, Spain
    Nutrients 2:652-82. 2010

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of HDL cholesterol on preclinical carotid atherosclerosis in familial hypercholesterolemia
    Mireia Junyent
    Servei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:1107-13. 2006
    ..We evaluated carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) by sonography in relation to classical and emergent risk factors in a large FH cohort...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of nuts--implications for cardiovascular health
    Emilio Ros
    Unitat de Lípids, Sevei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S29-35. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular health: Teachings of the PREDIMED study
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service and CIBER Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición CIBERobn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spanish Government, Spain Departments of
    Adv Nutr 5:330S-6S. 2014
    ..The PREDIMED study results demonstrate that a high-unsaturated fat and antioxidant-rich dietary pattern such as the MeDiet is a useful tool in the prevention of CVD...
  4. pmc Associations of the FTO rs9939609 and the MC4R rs17782313 polymorphisms with type 2 diabetes are modulated by diet, being higher when adherence to the Mediterranean diet pattern is low
    Carolina Ortega-Azorín
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:137. 2012
    ..However gene-diet interactions with dietary patterns have not been investigated. Our main aim was to analyze whether these associations are modulated by the level of adherence to the Mediterranean Diet (MedDiet)...
  5. pmc Frequency of nut consumption and mortality risk in the PREDIMED nutrition intervention trial
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV Institut d Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    BMC Med 11:164. 2013
    ..To examine the association between frequency of nut consumption and mortality in individuals at high cardiovascular risk from Spain, a Mediterranean country with a relatively high average nut intake per person...
  6. doi request reprint Atorvastatin versus Bezafibrate in Mixed Hyperlipidaemia : Randomised Clinical Trial of Efficacy and Safety (the ATOMIX Study)
    Emilio Ros
    Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Drug Investig 23:153-65. 2003
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  7. ncbi request reprint A walnut diet improves endothelial function in hypercholesterolemic subjects: a randomized crossover trial
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic at the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 109:1609-14. 2004
    ..Endothelial dysfunction is associated with CAD and its risk factors and is reversed by antioxidants and marine n-3 fatty acids. Walnuts are a rich source of both antioxidants and alpha-linolenic acid, a plant n-3 fatty acid...
  8. doi request reprint Nuts and novel biomarkers of cardiovascular disease
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona and Ciber Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1649S-56S. 2009
    ..Although more studies are warranted, the emerging picture is that nut consumption beneficially influences cardiovascular risk beyond cholesterol lowering...
  9. doi request reprint Nuts and berries for heart health
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 12:397-406. 2010
    ..Berries are another plant food rich in bioactive phytochemicals, particularly flavonoids, for which there is increasing evidence of benefits on cardiometabolic risk that are linked to their potent antioxidant power...
  10. pmc Health benefits of nut consumption
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institutd Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pii Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona and Ciber Fisiopatología de la Obesidady Nutrición CIBERobn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III ISCIII, Spain
    Nutrients 2:652-82. 2010
    ..In conclusion, nuts are nutrient rich foods with wide-ranging cardiovascular and metabolic benefits, which can be readily incorporated into healthy diets...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of red wine polyphenols and alcohol on glucose metabolism and the lipid profile: a randomized clinical trial
    Gemma Chiva-Blanch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Nutr 32:200-6. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of moderate consumption of red wine, dealcoholized red wine, and gin on glucose metabolism and the lipid profile...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of high-fat meals enriched with walnuts or olive oil on postprandial endothelial function
    Berenice Cortés
    Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1666-71. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Fatty acids in serum phospholipids and carotid intima-media thickness in Spanish subjects with primary dyslipidemia
    Aleix Sala-Vila
    Unitat de Lípids, Sunyer Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:186-93. 2010
    ..High consumption of unsaturated fatty acid-rich foods, such as olive oil, nuts, and seafood, might underlie this paradox...
  14. doi request reprint Inhibition of circulating immune cell activation: a molecular antiinflammatory effect of the Mediterranean diet
    Mari Pau Mena
    Department of Internal Medicine, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:248-56. 2009
    ..Adherence to the Mediterranean diet (Med-Diet) is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the molecular mechanisms involved are not fully understood...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts reduces waist circumference and shifts lipoprotein subfractions to a less atherogenic pattern in subjects at high cardiovascular risk
    Nágila R T Damasceno
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Biomedical Research Institute August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Atherosclerosis 230:347-53. 2013
    ..We investigated changes in adiposity and lipoprotein subfractions after consumption of the PREDIMED diets...
  16. doi request reprint Serum sterol responses to increasing plant sterol intake from natural foods in the Mediterranean diet
    Veronica Escurriol
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques Ausgust Pi Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nutr 48:373-82. 2009
    ..Phytosterols in natural foods are thought to inhibit cholesterol absorption. The Mediterranean diet is rich in phytosterol-containing plant foods...
  17. doi request reprint Eicosapentaenoic acid in serum phospholipids relates to a less atherogenic lipoprotein profile in subjects with familial hypercholesterolemia
    Aleix Sala-Vila
    Unitat de Lípids, Servei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Biochem 24:1604-8. 2013
    ..Increased fish intake and/or EPA supplements might contribute to reduce the residual risk of statin-treated FH subjects. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption is associated with high concentrations of urinary hydroxytyrosol
    Helmut Schroder
    CIBER Fisiopatología Obesidad y Nutrición and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1329-35. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the alcohol present in wine could promote endogenous hydroxytyrosol generation...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of low-density lipoprotein receptor mutational class on carotid atherosclerosis in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia
    Mireia Junyent
    Unitat de Lípids, Servei d Endocrinologia, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 160, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 208:437-41. 2010
    ..The effect of different LDLR mutations on coronary heart disease (CHD) risk is insufficiently defined. We assessed carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), a surrogate marker of CHD, in relation to LDLR mutational class in FH...
  20. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean diet
    Ramon Estruch
    Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    N Engl J Med 368:1279-90. 2013
    ..We conducted a randomized trial of this diet pattern for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events...
  21. ncbi request reprint Femoral atherosclerosis in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia: influence of the genetic defect
    Mireia Junyent
    Unitat de Lípids, Servei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:580-6. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Changes in ultrasound-assessed carotid intima-media thickness and plaque with a Mediterranean diet: a substudy of the PREDIMED trial
    Aleix Sala-Vila
    From the Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain A S V, E R Ciber Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición CIBERobn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III ISCIII, Madrid, Spain A S V, E S R M, I N, R d l T, D C, V R G, M C L S, X P, J R, M Á M G, R E, E R Department of Internal Medicine, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain E S R M, R E Diagnostic Imaging Centre, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain R G, I N Human Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences Research Group, Institut de Investigacions Mèdiques Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain R d l T Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain D C Instituto de la Grasa
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:439-45. 2014
    ..We assessed the effect of both supplemented MedDiets on internal carotid intima-media thickness (ICA-IMT) and plaque height, the ultrasound features that best predict future cardiovascular events, in subjects at high cardiovascular risk...
  23. pmc A 14-item Mediterranean diet assessment tool and obesity indexes among high-risk subjects: the PREDIMED trial
    Miguel Angel Martinez-Gonzalez
    Prevención con Dieta Mediterránea Network RD 06 0045, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spanish Government, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e43134. 2012
    ..We examined these associations using a 14-item tool of adherence to the Mediterranean diet as exposure and body mass index, waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) as outcomes...
  24. doi request reprint Effect of Mediterranean diet on the expression of pro-atherogenic genes in a population at high cardiovascular risk
    Vicenta Llorente-Cortes
    Cardiovascular Research Center, CSIC ICCC, Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 208:442-50. 2010
    ..Dietary intervention can thus actively modulate the expression of pro-atherothrombotic genes even in a high-risk population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Carotid atherosclerosis in familial combined hyperlipidemia associated with the APOB/APOA-I ratio
    Mireia Junyent
    Unitat de Lípids, Servei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 197:740-6. 2008
    ..We assessed carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) and plaque in relation to classical risk factors and apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) and B (apoB) levels in patients with FCHL...
  26. ncbi request reprint Carotid atherosclerosis and vascular age in the assessment of coronary heart disease risk beyond the Framingham Risk Score
    Mireia Junyent
    Unitat de Lípids, Servei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 196:803-9. 2008
    ..To assess how ultrasound measurements of carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and plaque burden compare with the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) in a clinical setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of a Mediterranean-style diet on cardiovascular risk factors: a randomized trial
    Ramon Estruch
    Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer, Municipal Institut for Medical Research, University of Barcelona, and Catalan Institute of Health, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Intern Med 145:1-11. 2006
    ..The Mediterranean diet has been shown to have beneficial effects on cardiovascular risk factors...
  28. doi request reprint Carotid and femoral plaque burden is inversely associated with the α-linolenic acid proportion of serum phospholipids in Spanish subjects with primary dyslipidemia
    Aleix Sala-Vila
    Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 214:209-14. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The effects of the mediterranean diet on biomarkers of vascular wall inflammation and plaque vulnerability in subjects with high risk for cardiovascular disease. A randomized trial
    Rosa Casas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain CIBER 06 03 Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y la Nutrición, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 9:e100084. 2014
    ..Adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MD) is associated with reduced morbidity and mortality due to cardiovascular disease. However, how the MD exerts its effects is not fully known...
  30. pmc Phytosterol plasma concentrations and coronary heart disease in the prospective Spanish EPIC cohort
    Veronica Escurriol
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Lipid Res 51:618-24. 2010
    ..The data suggest that plasma sitosterol levels are associated with a lower CHD risk while being markers of a lower cardiometabolic risk in the EPIC-Spain cohort, a population with a high phytosterol intake...
  31. ncbi request reprint Down-regulation of adhesion molecules and other inflammatory biomarkers after moderate wine consumption in healthy women: a randomized trial
    Emilio Sacanella
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1463-9. 2007
    ..The mechanism for this beneficial effect might be reduced inflammatory responses, as suggested by prospective studies and small clinical trials in men. No studies have evaluated the antiinflammatory effects of wine in women...
  32. doi request reprint Determinants of the omega-3 index in a Mediterranean population at increased risk for CHD
    Aleix Sala-Vila
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer, Unitat de Lípids, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 106:425-31. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, the high omega-3 index could at least partially explain the paradox of low rates of fatal CHD in Spain despite a high background prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors...
  33. doi request reprint Polyphenol-rich foods in the Mediterranean diet are associated with better cognitive function in elderly subjects at high cardiovascular risk
    Cinta Valls-Pedret
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Alzheimers Dis 29:773-82. 2012
    ..The results reinforce the notion that Mediterranean diet components might counteract age-related cognitive decline...
  34. doi request reprint Effects of plant sterol esters in skimmed milk and vegetable-fat-enriched milk on serum lipids and non-cholesterol sterols in hypercholesterolaemic subjects: a randomised, placebo-controlled, crossover study
    Patricia Casas-Agustench
    Lipid Clinic, Service of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Institut d Investigations Biomediques August Pi Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 107:1766-75. 2012
    ..Basal and post-treatment changes in markers of cholesterol metabolism indicating low cholesterol synthesis and high cholesterol absorption predicted improved LDL-C responses to PS...
  35. doi request reprint Monocyte gene-expression profile in men with familial combined hyperlipidemia and its modification by atorvastatin treatment
    Gemma Llaverias
    Pharmacology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biomedicine Institute IBUB, University of Barcelona and Ciber Diabetes y Enfermedades Metabólicas asociadas CIBERDEM, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Diagonal 643 E 08028, Spain
    Pharmacogenomics 9:1035-54. 2008
    ..The genetic origin of familial combined hyperlipidemia (FCH) is not well understood. We used microarray profiling of peripheral blood monocytes to search novel genes and pathways involved in FCH...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of a traditional Mediterranean diet on lipoprotein oxidation: a randomized controlled trial
    Montserrat Fito
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Intern Med 167:1195-203. 2007
    ..Despite the richness in antioxidants of the Mediterranean diet, to our knowledge, no randomized controlled trials have assessed its effect on in vivo lipoprotein oxidation...
  37. doi request reprint Plant sterol intake and education level in the Spanish EPIC cohort
    Veronica Escurriol
    Lipid Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, CIBEROBN, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona, Spain
    Nutrition 25:769-73. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Fibrates modify the expression of key factors involved in bile-acid synthesis and biliary-lipid secretion in gallstone patients
    Nuria Roglans
    Pharmacology Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 59:855-61. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet reduces 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure, blood glucose, and lipids: one-year randomized, clinical trial
    Mónica Doménech
    From the Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service M D, A S V, E R and Hypertension and Vascular Risk Unit, Department of Internal Medicine M D, R E, A C, Institut d Investigacions Biomédiques August Pi Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Ciber Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición CIBERobn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III ISCIII, Madrid, Spain M D, P R, J L, F J G d l C, A S V, R d l T, D C, J S S, V R G, R M L R, E T, R E, E R Department of Family Medicine, Primary Care Division of Seville, San Pablo Health Center, Seville, Spain P R, J L, F J G d l C Cardiovascular and Nutrition Research Group, Institut de Recerca Hospital del Mar, Barcelona
    Hypertension 64:69-76. 2014
    ..3, -13.6, and -4.4 mg/dL (P=0.043), respectively. In high-risk individuals, most with treated hypertension, MedDiets supplemented with extravirgin olive oil or nuts reduced 24-hour ambulatory BP, total cholesterol, and fasting glucose...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Carotid ultrasound in the assessment of preclinical atherosclerosis. Distribution of intima-media thickness values and plaque frequency in a Spanish community cohort]
    Mireia Junyent
    Unidad de Lipidos, Servicio de Endocrinologia y Nutricion, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:770-4. 2005
    ..Normal IMT values have not been reported in Spanish subjects. Our aim was to define normality data of carotid ultrasound by sex and age...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dealcoholized red wine decreases systolic and diastolic blood pressure and increases plasma nitric oxide: short communication
    Gemma Chiva-Blanch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Circ Res 111:1065-8. 2012
    ..Experimental studies have shown a potential blood pressure (BP) lowering effect of red wine polyphenols, whereas the effects of ethanol and polyphenols on BP in humans are not yet clear...
  42. doi request reprint Biomarker assessment of the immunomodulator effect of atorvastatin in stable renal transplant recipients and hypercholesterolemic patients
    David Guillen
    Pharmacology Laboratory Biomedical Diagnosis Center, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Diagn Ther 14:357-66. 2010
    ..However, the role of statins in the immunosuppressive response that is achieved in individual patients remains to be assessed...
  43. doi request reprint Effects of 1-year intervention with a mediterranean diet on plasma Fatty acid composition and metabolic syndrome in a population at high cardiovascular risk
    Jordi Mayneris-Perxachs
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science XARTA INSA, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 9:e85202. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the influence of a Mediterranean dietary pattern, as assessed by the biomarkers of food supplied, on the plasma fatty acid composition and its relation with MetS after 1 year of intervention...
  44. ncbi request reprint The use of Achilles tendon sonography to distinguish familial hypercholesterolemia from other genetic dyslipidemias
    Mireia Junyent
    Unitat de Lípids, Servei d Endocrinologia i Nutrició, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2203-8. 2005
    ..Achilles tendon (AT) xanthomas, specific for familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), may be clinically undetectable. We assessed the usefulness of AT sonography in the diagnosis of FH...
  45. pmc Cross-sectional assessment of nut consumption and obesity, metabolic syndrome and other cardiometabolic risk factors: the PREDIMED study
    Núria Ibarrola-Jurado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Institut d Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e57367. 2013
    ..Limited data are available on the epidemiological associations between nut intake and cardiometabolic risk factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with carotid atherosclerosis: a case-control study
    Angel Brea
    Lipid Clinic, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital San Millán San Pedro, Logrono, Spain
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1045-50. 2005
    ..Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) frequently coexists with obesity, diabetes, and dyslipidemia. We examined whether NAFLD was associated with atherosclerosis, as measured by ultrasound in the carotid arteries...
  47. ncbi request reprint Preclinical vascular disease in systemic lupus erythematosus and primary antiphospholipid syndrome
    Sonia Jimenez
    Servicio de Enfermedades Autoinmunes, ICMiD, Hospital Clinic, C Villaroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:756-61. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of preclinical vascular disease and associated risk factors in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or primary antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dietary cis-monounsaturated fatty acids and metabolic control in type 2 diabetes
    Emilio Ros
    Lipid Clinic, Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomédiques August Pi Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinico, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:617S-625S. 2003
    ..Thus, there is good scientific support for MUFA diets as an alternative to low-fat diets for medical nutrition therapy in diabetes...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Hypertriglyceridemic acute pancreatitis. Is its clinical course different from lithiasic acute pancreatitis?]
    Salvador Navarro
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Institut de Malalties Digestives, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:567-70. 2004
    ..The objective was to analyze the clinical performance of hypertriglyceridemic acute pancreatitis and the diagnosis value of the serum measurement of pancreatic enzymes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Other relevant components of nuts: phytosterols, folate and minerals
    Ramon Segura
    Department of Physiological Sciences II, Faculty of Medicine, IDIBELL, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S36-44. 2006
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  51. ncbi request reprint Reductions in plasma cholesterol levels after fenofibrate treatment are negatively correlated with resistin expression in human adipose tissue
    Mireia Jové
    Pharmacology Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy and the Surgical Department and Lipid Clinic, Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Metabolism 52:351-5. 2003
    ..53, P =.039, n = 8), but not with triglyceride levels (r2 =.02, P =.73, n = 8). These results suggest that cholesterol regulates resistin expression in human white adipose tissue...
  52. ncbi request reprint Utility of ambulatory 24-hour esophageal pH and motility monitoring in noncardiac chest pain: report of 90 patients and review of the literature
    Gloria Lacima
    Digestive Motility Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives, Hospital Clinic, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Dig Dis Sci 48:952-61. 2003
    ..Causes of chest pain other than high esophageal pressures and acid reflux must still be sought in most patients with chest pain of unknown origin after a negative cardiac work-up...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin and bezafibrate on plasma levels of C-reactive protein in combined (mixed) hyperlipidemia
    Juan A Gómez-Gerique
    Biochemistry Service, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Avda Reyes Catolicos, 2, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 162:245-51. 2002
    ..82, P=0.023). These results suggest a potential anti-atherosclerotic additional benefit of atorvastatin in patients at a risk of cardiovascular disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Fibrate treatment does not modify the expression of acyl coenzyme A oxidase in human liver
    Nuria Roglans
    Pharmacology Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Surgical Department and Lipid Clinic, Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Spain
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 72:692-701. 2002
    ..There is no conclusive evidence that humans are unresponsive to peroxisome proliferation, and concern exists about the long-term safety of fibrate treatment...
  55. doi request reprint A large randomized individual and group intervention conducted by registered dietitians increased adherence to Mediterranean-type diets: the PREDIMED study
    Itziar Zazpe
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1134-44; discussion 1145. 2008
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an intervention aimed to increase adherence to a Mediterranean diet...
  56. ncbi request reprint Treatment of type IIb familial combined hyperlipidemia with the combination pravastatin-piperazine sultosilate
    Lluis Masana
    School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University, Reus, Spain
    Eur J Pharmacol 496:205-12. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint The role of tree nuts and peanuts in the prevention of coronary heart disease: multiple potential mechanisms
    Penny M Kris-Etherton
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Nutr 138:1746S-1751S. 2008
    ..Nuts and peanuts are food sources that are a composite of numerous cardioprotective nutrients and if routinely incorporated in a healthy diet, population risk of CHD would therefore be expected to decrease markedly...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of milk supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid (isomers cis-9, trans-11 and trans-10, cis-12) on body composition and metabolic syndrome components
    Nuria Laso
    Dep Farmacología y Química Terapéutica, Universidad de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Casanova 143, E 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 98:860-7. 2007
    ..The supplementation of milk with 3 g CLA over 12 weeks results in a significant reduction of fat mass in overweight but not in obese subjects. CLA supplementation was not associated with any adverse effects or biological changes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Tendon xanthomas in familial hypercholesterolemia are associated with cardiovascular risk independently of the low-density lipoprotein receptor gene mutation
    Fernando Civeira
    Laboratorio de Investigacion Molecular, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet, Instituto Aragones de Ciencias de la Salud, Zaragoza, Spain
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1960-5. 2005
    ..To investigate the significance of tendon xanthomas (TX) in heterozygous subjects with familial hypercholesterolemia (hFH)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Nuts: nutrition and health outcomes. Preface
    Joan Sabate
    Br J Nutr 96:S1-2. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibre, nuts and cardiovascular diseases
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S46-51. 2006
    ..After cereals, nuts are the vegetable foods that are richest in fibre, which may partly explain their benefit on the lipid profile and cardiovascular health...
  62. ncbi request reprint Modulation of the atrial specific Kv1.5 channel by the n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid, alpha-linolenic acid
    Miriam Guizy
    Instituto de Farmacologia y Toxicologia CSIC UCM, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 44:323-35. 2008
    ..Together, these effects suggest that the antiarrhythmic potential of diets enriched with plant-derived n-3 PUFA result, in part, from direct effects on cardiac ion channels...
  63. ncbi request reprint The apolipoprotein B R3500Q gene mutation in Spanish subjects with a clinical diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia
    Sergio Castillo
    Departamento de Bioqui mica y Biologi a Molecular y Celular, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Zaragoza, Plaza San Francisco s n, 51008, Zaragoza, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 165:127-35. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the R3500Q mutation of the apolipoprotein B gene, a common cause of FH in central Europe, is infrequent in the general Spanish population, but it is common in Galicia...