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Revisiting the relationship between blood pressure and insulin-like growth factor-1
(American Heart Association, 2014)
Conflicting evidence exists on the relationship between blood pressure (BP) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). We reviewed available articles and pooled extrapolated regression coefficients for the association between ...
Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all–cause mortality, and cause–specifi c mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Background Improving survival and extending the longevity of life for all populations requires timely, robust evidence on local mortality levels and trends. The Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study (GBD 2015) provides ...
Predictors of hypertension awareness, treatment and control in South Africa: results from the WHO-SAGE population survey (Wave 2)
(Springer Nature, 2018)
South Africa has one of the highest levels of hypertension globally, coupled with poor rates of diagnosis, treatment and control. Risk factors that predict hypertension in high income countries may perform differently in ...
HIV infection and cardiovascular risk in black South Africans
(Clinics Cardive, 2011)
Uric acid and the cardiovascular profile of African and caucasian men
(Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010)
Early detection of cardiovascular risk in children: is there an alternative beyond routine blood pressure measurement?
(American Heart Association, 2019)
A comparison of the cardiometabolic profile of black South Africans with suspected non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and excessive alcohol use
Excessive alcohol use and non–alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are putative cardiovascular disease risk factors. In order to ease the identification of these conditions on primary health care level, we aimed to determine ...