Thesis / Dissertation

Novel synthetic flavonoids in acute and chronic heart and kidney diseases

Fay Lin Khong, Darren Kelly (ed.)

Published : 2012

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide despite the dramatic reduction in mortality rates over the past two decades due to significant advancement in medical and public health interventions. Diabetes exacerbates the complex interaction of cardiovascular risk factors, resulting in the greater incidence of heart failure among individuals with diabetes when compared to those without diabetes. The relative risk of cardiovascular mortality is further increased when individuals with diabetes are diagnosed with the comorbidity of established chronic kidney disease. Therefore, there is a continuous need for the development of novel therapeutic strategies to preven..

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