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Special Issue (Ongoing): Lifestyle, social environment, physiological environment and cardiovascular disease Edited by Prof. Xuerui Tan

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including hypertension, heart failure, myocardial infarction, myocardial ischemia, and other related diseases, are the major threats to human health in the world. Some research indicated that life factors such as diet, smoking, exercise, alcohol, sleep, BMI were associated with the prevention, development, outcomes, and rehabilitation of the CVD. These studies give us much inspiration and help us better explore prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. However, we believe that related research and experiments need to be more in-depth and detailed, more basic and more representative, and are urgently needed and necessary. In consideration of this, we plan to launch this Special Issue. Through this, we hope to bring more attention to the interaction between lifestyle factors and CVD, for example, how our eating habits and exercising habits affect CVD and vice versa. In the meantime, we also focus on the influence and intervention of mental and psychological factors on CVD. Furthermore, there are many similar secrets in this field waiting to reveal. We also hope that this SI can bring inspiration to relevant researchers and doctors and that the progress in this field can help people better cope with the risks and threats of CVD.

For submission, please go to [email protected] or submit online through the website: https://www.heartmindjournal.org/submitarticle.asp before 31st, July, 2021. Articles in any formats including original research, editorials, reviews, clinical reports, and commentaries will be considered.

Articles accepted for this Issue:
Relationship between red meat metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide and cardiovascular disease BY Prof. Shu Ye, University of Leicester, UK

Adenosine-induced myocardial ischemia in patient with myocardial bridge: a case report BY Prof. Qing Wang, University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland

Hypoxia status of uterine fibroids association with increased risk of hypertension BY Prof. Xuerui Tan, The First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, China

Special Issue (Ongoing): Psychosomatic diseases and Covid-19 Edited by Prof. Jian'an Wang

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are closely related to psychological changes. Many cardiovascular diseases are listed as psychosomatic diseases, such as hypertension, arrhythmia and so on. Studies have shown that reasonable psychological regulation can effectively improve cardiovascular function, and the improvement of cardiovascular function can also promote the emotional stability of patients. We believe that applying psychological research to cardiovascular medicine is urgent and necessary, and that this correlative research needs to be more in-depth, more detailed, more fundamental and more broadly based. In consideration of this, we plan to launch this SI. Through this, we hope to draw more attention to the relationship between psychology and CVD, focusing on the impact of psychological factors on CVD, especially the psychophysiological changes during the period of COVID-19 and the impact on CVD. In addition, we feel that there are many discoveries yet to be made in this field. We also hope that this SI can bring inspiration to relevant researchers and doctors, and anticipate that making progress in this field will help people better understand the concept of psychosomatic integration.

For submission, please go to [email protected] or submit online through the website: https://www.heartmindjournal.org/submitarticle.asp before 31st, August, 2021. Articles in any formats including original research, editorials, reviews, clinical reports, and commentaries will be considered.

Articles accepted for this Issue:
Steroid-Induced Mania in the Context of COVID-19: The Compounding Impact of Treatment on Mental Health BY Wanhong Zheng, West Virginia University School of Medicine, United States

Improving acute and long-term psychological recovery from severe burn injuries with daily psychotherapy: Results from an open clinical trial BY Dr. Leilei Zheng, Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China

Special Issue (Ongoing): Recognition and treatment of psychosomatic diseases Edited by Prof. Qingshan Geng

A psychosomatic disorder is a physical disease that is thought to be caused or made worse by mental factors. Taking chest pain as an example, it may be caused by stress without indication of physical disease. Psychosomatic disorders can have mild to severe effects on life quality, from interfering with the average ability to function to causing physical or mental disability. At any given time, a person’s mental state can affect the degree of severity of physical disease. Various factors may play a role in psychosomatic disorders, such as personality traits, genetic or environmental family influences, biological factors, learned behavior, and more. A broad range of physical diseases and conditions may be especially exacerbated by mental factors. These include skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, high blood pressure, heart problems, and others. Psychosomatic disorders frequently affect the respiratory and gastrointestinal systems as well as the cardiovascular system. Given this, we plan to launch this special issue to promote discovery in this field. By launching this issue, we hope to bring psychosomatic diseases more to the attention of doctors and help the development of better identification and treatment of psychosomatic diseases.

For submission, please go to [email protected] or submit online through the website: https://www.heartmindjournal.org/submitarticle.asp before 31st, November, 2021. Articles in any formats including original research, editorials, reviews, clinical reports, and commentaries will be considered.

Articles accepted for this Issue:
Anxiety and Cardiovascular Disease: A Review and Expert Opinion BY Wei Jiang, Duke Global Health Institute, United States

Adenosine-induced myocardial ischemia in patient with myocardial bridge: a case report BY Dr. Bingqing Bai, Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital, China

Acknowledgements to Heart and Mind reviewers& EBMs

Heart and Mind wishes to acknowledge the following experts for their precious time and effort in reviewing manuscripts submitted to HM during the years 2018 and 2019 and, as the EBMs, for their recommendations and contribution to the journal. We sincerely appreciate their useful and detailed comments and recommendations which have greatly enhanced the value of these articles.

Name List:
A. M. Burger, Netherlands
Abhishek Sharma, USA
Adrian Low, Hong Kong, CN
Alan S. Maisel, USA
Alexey Sarapultsev, Russia
Amnuay Kleebai, Thailand
Ana Maria, Spain
Anand Venkatraman, USA
Andrea Sgoifo, Italy
Anna Sonia Petronio, Italy
Antonio M. Esquinas, Spain
Arun V. Ravindran, Canada
Baoliang Zhong, CN
Bart Ellenbroek, Netherlands
C. Falletta, Italy
C. Stollberger, Austria
C. Y. Charles Huang, USA
Carl Chip Lavie, USA
Carmelo Vicario, Italy
Chantal Ski, Australia
Chen Xu, CN
Craig Mclachlan, Australia
Daniel Loisance, USA
Domenico De Berardis, Italy
Douglas Sawyer, USA
Ertan Yetkin, Turkey
Fausto J. Pinto, Portugal
Fernando Padovan-Neto, Brazil
Ganna Isayeva, Ukraine
Gaurav Kumar, India
Gregory Tsoucalas, Greece
H. Copeland, USA
Haicheng Zhang, CN
Hector Barajas Martinez, USA
Marco Giuseppe Del Buono, USA
Marina Politi Okoshi, Brazil
Mark Heitner, CN
Masaru Hiki, Japan
Masood Zangene, Canada
Mehmet Eren, Turkey
Mengyue Yu, CN
Michael Maes, Thailand
Michael V. Vitiello, USA
Mohamed Hussein, Egypt
Momcilo Jankovic, Italy
Mustaf Naziroglu, Turkey
Nauman Khalid, USA
Neelam Singh Sangwan, India
Nicola Giuseppe Giordano, Italy
Nicolas Foin, Sinapore
Nina Liu, USA
Ning Ma, CN
P. Magnusson, Sweden
Pablo Ruisoto, Spain
Panpan Hao, CN
Paul Schoenhagen, USA
Peilian Chi, Maucau, CN
Peng Xie, CN
Peng Xiong, CN
Qi Ma, CN
Qiling Chen, CN
Qing Wang, CN
Richard Sutton, UK
Roberto Manfredini, Italy
Roger Christopher McIntosh, USA
Rui Manuel Carreteiro, Portugal
Ruiping Wang, CN
Sahil Agrawal, India
Samia Toukhsati, Australia
Sandeep Kumar Kar, India
Scicchitano Pietro, Italy
Sen Sabyasachi, USA
Senka Ljubojevic, Austria
Sepide Taghavi, Iran
Shaimaa Amin, Egypt
Shane A Thomas, Australia
Shanti Patel, USA
Shaojun Wen, CN
Hermundur Sigmundsson, Norway Hong Liu, CN
Hongyi Wang, CN
Huan Ma, CN
Hung chung lieh, CN
Huseyin Ede, Turkey
Issam D. Moussa, USA
Jalal K. Ghali, Syria
James Blumenthal, USA
James Charles Murison, France
James Kneller, USA
Javaid Nauman, UAE
Jefferson C. Frisbee, Canada
Jess G. Fiedorowicz, USA
Jesus Peteiro, Spain
Jiangtian Chen, CN
Jiliang Fang, CN
John McBarron Hodgson, USA
Jose Antonio F. Ramires, Brazil
Josef Finsterer, Austria
Junkui Wang, CN
Khaled Saad, Egypt
Kirstine Calloe, Danmark
Koray Ak, Turkey
Laher Ismail, Canada
Le Shi, CN
Leng Jiang, USA
Li Sheng, CN
Lin Che, CN
Loren L. Toussaint, USA
Lovely Chhabra, USA
Lufang Zhou, CN
M. Cvijic, Slovenia
M. Shenasa, USA
Shuwei Huang, CN
Simon Rabkin, Canada
Sora Yasri, Thailand
Sujit Kar, India
Sukhvinder Singh, USA
Takatoshi Kasai, Japan
TANG Wai Kwong, Hong Kong, CN
Terry Bush, USA
Tieqiao Liu, CN
Tomas Sobrino, Spain
Tracey Criss, USA
Tsz Kin Ng, CN
Viorel G. Florea, USA
Wei Jiang, USA
Wuxiang Xie, CN
Xiaolin Xue, CN
Xiaoming Du, CN
Xin Zhou, CN
Xingguo Sun, CN
Xinheng Feng, CN
Xu Chen, CN
Haiyun Xu, CN
Xueyan Liu, CN
Yan Liu, CN
Yan Zhou, CN
Yanping Ren, CN
You Yin, CN
Yueqin Hu, CN
Yu-Ling Chang, Taiwan, CN
Yuming Li, CN

Special Issue (Ongoing): Cardiac Biomarkers in Diabetes Mellitus Edited by Prof. Alexander E. Berezin

Alexander E. Berezin, Professor, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine Department, State Medical University, Zaporozhye, Ukraine

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most prevalent metabolic diseases in developing and developed countries. Cardiac complications of the disease are loosely associated with hyperglycemia, lipid toxicity, endothelial dysfunction, metabolic memory phenomenon, accelerating atherosclerosis, microvascular inflammation and altered immune response. Although micro and macro vascular complications appear prior to cardiac failure in diabetics, there is a need in high sensitive and specific biomarkers that will be able to predict diabetes-induced cardiac damage at early stages. The Special Issue is depicting a role of old and new cardiac biomarkers in diagnosis and prognostication of cardiac complications in diabetes mellitus.
The Special Issue will include research and review articles, as well as editorial comment regarding contemporary state-of-art in biomarker-based strategy in diabetic cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Special Issue Outline:

    1. Molecular mechanisms of diabetes mellitus-induced cardiomyopathy
    2. Predictive biomarkers of macro vascular complications of 2 type diabetes mellitus
    3. Prognostication of cardiovascular outcomes in diabetes mellitus
    4. Old and new cardiac biomarkers in diabetes-induced cardiomyopathy
    5. The endothelial dysfunction, hypercoagulability and inflammation and their biomarkers in the development of vascular complications in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    6. Metabolic biomarkers in diabetes-induced heart failure
    7. Diabetic microvascular complication and heart failure developing
    8. Biomarker-guided therapy in diabetes mellitus
    9. Prognostication of heart failure development in diabetes mellitus
    10. Acute coronary syndrome and acute heart failure in diabetics: the role of biomarkers
    11. ST2 in diabetes mellitus-indicted cardiomyopathy
    12. Inflammatory biomarkers in prediction of cardiac complications in diabetes mellitus

Heart and Mind attended the 30th Great Wall International Cardiology Conference, Beijing, China

The 30th Great Wall International Cardiology Conference was held in Beijing, China between October 10th and 13th, 2019. This prestigious conference was attended by over 20,000 doctors and experts of cardiology from 50 countries including Professor Lu Lin, the Editor-in-Chief of Heart and Mind, Professor Liu Meiyan and Professor Geng Qingshan, the Executive Editors-in-Chief of HM. During the GW-ICC they were delighted to welcome Professor Carl J. Lavie of Ochsner Medical Center, Texas, United States, as new Associate Editor-in-Chief of HM.
The 30th Great Wall International Cardiology Conference was holding in Beijing, China
Professor Carl J. Lavie gave an impressive invited talk on the topic of "Psychological Risk Factors and CVD-Impact of Exercise and Fitness". After the presentation, Professor Liu Meiyan and Professor Qingshan Geng, congratulated Professor Lavie on his work and announced his new position with the journal on behalf of Heart and Mind.

Professor Lavie is also the Editor-in-Chief of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases and an Editorial Board Member for several other journals. As a world-renowned professor recognized for his academic impact in the field of cardiology, Heart and Mind intends that his participation will help in our mission to enhance the expertise available to the Journal.

Professor Carl J. Lavie giving his invited lecture at the 30th GW-ICC
The Editorial Board of HM presenting his appointment letter to Professor Carl J. Lavie

The 2nd Heart and Mind Editorial Board Meeting 2019 held in Beijing China

Jan 23rd, 2019, Beijing, China. The 2nd Heart and Mind Editorial Board Meeting 2019 was held on the occasion of the Chinese Spring Festival. It was a meeting to take stock of the work of the past four years and also a meeting to look forward. Attended were Professor Lin Lu from Peking University Sixth Hospital, Professor Qingshan Geng from People's Hospital of Guangdong Province, Professor Meiyan Liu from Beijing Anzhen Hospital and so on. As members of HM editorial board, they contributed a lot to the Journal's development.

Heart and Mind Editorial Board Meeting Poster Image

The meeting began with Prof. Meiyan Liu making a review over the past four year's work, Prof. Qingshan Geng brought the meeting to a climax with a heated discussion over the revision of HM's introduction. Later, Board members including Ms. Qiu Yang and Ms. Yunting Wang made suggestions on how to run a medical journal.

HM is a platform for doctors all over the world to exchange their ideas and it's getting more influential with the support from its world renowned editorial board members.

Prof. Lin Lu and Prof. Qingshan Geng

Prof. Lin Lu and Prof. Qingshan Geng

Prof. Meiyan Liu and Prof. Yunting Wang

Prof. Meiyan Liu and Prof. Yunting Wang

The Editorial Board Members of HM in China Group Image

The Editorial Board Members of HM in China

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