Browsing Faculty of Health Sciences@PUK by Subject "Africans"

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Browsing Faculty of Health Sciences@PUK by Subject "Africans"

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  • Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Reimann, Manja (Informa healthcare, 2011)
    In Africans, arterial stiffness progression seems more pronounced compared to Caucasians. We compared the arterial stiffness profiles of different age groups and focused on muscular arteries and two more central arterial ...
  • Malan, Leone; Meyburgh, Danelle; Potgieter, Johannes Cornelis; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus (Clinics Cardive Publishers, 2012)
    Objectives: To assess the relationships between progression of target-organ damage and cardiovascular, cortisol and coping responses in black urban Africans. Methods: Urban black African gender groups (n = 200) aged 21-62 ...
  • Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kruger, Iolanthe Marike; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth (Elsevier, 2011)
    Ageing is associated with elevated adiponectin levels. Our aim was to assess whether age-related increase in adiponectin is associated with a decrease in renal function. The study comprised African (N = 277) and Caucasian ...
  • Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Zatu, Mandlenkosi Caswell (Clinics Cardive, 2011)
    Background: Smoking is an important modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, with limited research having been done in Africans. We aimed to determine the association between smoking and measurements of vascular ...

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