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The oxidative stress profile and its relation to vascular function in a bi-ethnic cohort: the SABPA study
Oxidative stress and inflammation has been implicated in arterial stiffness, and hypertension development. Oxidative stress may interfere with normal vascular function by inactivation of NO and/or the production of ...
Retinal vessel caliber and vessel reaction to light flicker in true normotensive young healthy black and white adults: the African-PREDICT study
A detrimental shift in cardiovascular disease risk factors and a higher mortality level are reported in some black populations. The retinal microvasculature provides insight into the pathogenesis of systemic vascular ...
Iron loading, alcohol and mortality: a prospective study
Background & aims The relationship between total body iron and cardiovascular disease remains controversial and information absent in black sub-Saharan Africans in whom alcohol consumption tends to be high. The level of ...