Esther Paran

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Natural antioxidants from tomato extract reduce blood pressure in patients with grade-1 hypertension: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Yechiel N Engelhard
    Hypertension Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Centre, Ben Gurion, University of the Negev, 84101 Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am Heart J 151:100. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The effects of natural antioxidants from tomato extract in treated but uncontrolled hypertensive patients
    Esther Paran
    Soroka University Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 23:145-51. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure treatment and cognition in the elderly
    Esther Paran
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:150-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The dynamics of blood pressure and cognitive functioning: results from 6-year follow-up of an elderly cohort
    Ester Paran
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:813-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive function and antihypertensive treatment in the elderly: a 6-year follow-up study
    Esther Paran
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Ther 17:358-64. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and cognitive functioning among the elderly: an overview
    Ofra Anson
    Recanati School of Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Ther 12:359-65. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Can carotenoids attenuate vascular aging?
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel Electronic address
    Vascul Pharmacol 59:63-6. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Is it possible to shorten ambulatory blood pressure monitoring?
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 15:570-4. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint [Target organ damage in hyperaldosteronism versus essential hypertension--the Beer Sheba experience]
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit Soroka University Medical Center Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Harefuah 149:161-5, 194. 2010
  10. doi request reprint N-terminal rather than full-length osteopontin or its C-terminal fragment is associated with carotid-plaque inflammation in hypertensive patients
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 26:326-33. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Natural antioxidants from tomato extract reduce blood pressure in patients with grade-1 hypertension: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Yechiel N Engelhard
    Hypertension Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Centre, Ben Gurion, University of the Negev, 84101 Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am Heart J 151:100. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effect of tomato extract on systolic and diastolic blood pressure in grade-1 HT, on serum lipoproteins, plasma homocysteine, and oxidative stress markers...
  2. doi request reprint The effects of natural antioxidants from tomato extract in treated but uncontrolled hypertensive patients
    Esther Paran
    Soroka University Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 23:145-51. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of adding tomato extract to the treatment regime of moderate hypertensives with uncontrolled blood pressure (BP) levels...
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure treatment and cognition in the elderly
    Esther Paran
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:150-7. 2007
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  4. doi request reprint The dynamics of blood pressure and cognitive functioning: results from 6-year follow-up of an elderly cohort
    Ester Paran
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:813-7. 2011
    ..It appears that transition from hypertension to normotension improves cognitive functions. Survival processes may restrict the evaluation of the BP-cognition interaction over time...
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive function and antihypertensive treatment in the elderly: a 6-year follow-up study
    Esther Paran
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Ther 17:358-64. 2010
    ..According to our findings CCB emerges as the best option for reducing BP in elderly patients. It appeared to improve cognitive functions without hampering survival...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and cognitive functioning among the elderly: an overview
    Ofra Anson
    Recanati School of Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Ther 12:359-65. 2005
    ..Directions for future research to further elucidate the complex relationship between age, blood pressure, and cognition are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Can carotenoids attenuate vascular aging?
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel Electronic address
    Vascul Pharmacol 59:63-6. 2013
    ..is: What is the therapeutic role of carotenoids in atherosclerotic disease? Is their anti-atherosclerotic effect restricted to primary prevention or can it alter the prognosis of existing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases? ..
  8. doi request reprint Is it possible to shorten ambulatory blood pressure monitoring?
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 15:570-4. 2013
    ..9; sensitivity and specificity >80%). This time segment might replace full ABPM as a screening measure for BP control or as abbreviated ABPM for patients with difficulty in performing full ABPM. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint [Target organ damage in hyperaldosteronism versus essential hypertension--the Beer Sheba experience]
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit Soroka University Medical Center Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Harefuah 149:161-5, 194. 2010
    ..Primary hyperaldosteronism (PAL) is the main cause for secondary hypertension. PAL also increases the risk for target organ damage...
  10. doi request reprint N-terminal rather than full-length osteopontin or its C-terminal fragment is associated with carotid-plaque inflammation in hypertensive patients
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 26:326-33. 2013
    ..We conducted a study to examine whether plaque inflammation in hypertensive patients corresponds to the expression of OPN or of its cleaved forms or both...
  11. doi request reprint High uric acid level during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy is associated with higher risk for gestational diabetes mellitus and mild preeclampsia
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Hypertens Pregnancy 31:307-15. 2012
    ..To examine the association between uric acid (UA) level during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy and the development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and preeclampsia in the second half of pregnancy...
  12. doi request reprint Tomato extract and the carotenoids lycopene and lutein improve endothelial function and attenuate inflammatory NF-κB signaling in endothelial cells
    Anna Armoza
    Soroka University Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Hypertens 31:521-9; discussion 529. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and cognitive functioning among independent elderly
    Esther Paran
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 16:818-26. 2003
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Left ventricular geometric abnormality screening in hypertensive patients using a hand-carried ultrasound device
    Galit Perez-Avraham
    Division of Internal Medicine, Soroka University Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:181-6. 2010
    ..78%, respectively. Agreement between the two studies was 99% (kappa 0.97, 95% confidence interval). Hand-carried cardiac ultrasonography may be used as a screening tool for LVGA in hypertensive patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Malignant hypertension as a presenting symptom of Takayasu arteritis
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:231-6. 2003
    ..Surgical intervention was successful...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does percutaneous transluminal renal artery angioplasty improve blood pressure control and renal function in patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis?
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Clinic, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:619-24. 2011
    ..However recently, the decision whether or notto perform this procedure has raised considerable debate...
  17. doi request reprint Low potassium level during the first half of pregnancy is associated with lower risk for the development of gestational diabetes mellitus and severe pre-eclampsia
    Talya Wolak
    The Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:994-8. 2010
    ..To examine the association between potassium level during the first half of pregnancy and the development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and hypertensive disorders in the second half of the pregnancy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pheochromocytoma: cyclic attacks of hypertension alternating with hypotension
    Sergio L Kobal
    Department of Surgery A, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:53-7. 2008
    ..Continuous blood pressure recordings revealed rhythmic alternation between episodes of severe hypertension and episodes of hypotension. This cyclic hemodynamic crisis continued for 2 hours, with each cycle lasting around 15 min...
  19. ncbi request reprint Target organ damage in hypertensive patients of different ethnic groups
    Talya Wolak
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, The Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheba, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 116:219-24. 2007
    ..The multiplicity of the population in Israel offers an opportunity for evaluating target organ damage in hypertensive patients of different ethnic origins...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stimulation of NADPH oxidase by angiotensin II in human neutrophils is mediated by ERK, p38 MAP-kinase and cytosolic phospholipase A2
    Inbal Hazan-Halevy
    Hypertension Unit, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Hypertens 23:1183-90. 2005
    ..The present research was designed to study the involvement of ERK and p38 MAP-kinase in cytosolic phospholipase A2 (cPLA2) and NADPH-oxidase activation by angiotensin II (Ang II) in human neutrophils...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Stress and hypertension]
    Rivka Berger
    Hypertension Unit, Division of Internal Medicine, Soroka University Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University
    Harefuah 141:626-30, 665. 2002
    ..This interaction could help us to understand the hypertension associated symptoms and to decide on the appropriate treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and cognitive function in the elderly
    Antonio Cherubini
    Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Ther 14:533-54. 2007
    ..Furthermore, these are ten of the other essential cerebral or systematic pathologies present that would be able to produce a dementia syndrome...
  23. ncbi request reprint General characteristics of treatable, reversible, and untreatable dementias
    David T Lowenthal
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:136-42. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Doxazosin and ALLHAT trial: a response
    Esther Paran
    Am J Hypertens 15:832. 2002