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Silent ischemia is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in African males: the sympathetic activity and ambulatory blood pressure in Africans study
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Silent myocardial ischemia is a predictor of subclinical atherosclerosis driven by increased cardiovascular risk markers, although still unknown in Africans. The aim of this study was to assess if cardiovascular risk markers ...
Sex hormones associated with subclinical kidney damage and atherosclerosis in South African men: the SABPA study
Background: Hypertension and increased blood glucose are associated with subclinical kidney damage, atherosclerosis and with low testosterone values. Low testosterone in men is often accompanied by increased levels of ...
Measuring micronutrient intakes at different levels of sugar consumption in a population in transition: the Transition and Health during Urbanisation in South Africa (THUSA) study
(MedPharm Publications, 2012)
Objective: The objective was to investigate the absolute micronutrient intake and the possibility of micronutrient dilution of added sugar in the diets of an African population in nutritional transition. Design: A ...
Cardiovascular, cortisol and coping responses in urbanised Africans: The SAPBA Study
(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 ...
Associations between reactive oxygen species, blood pressure and arterial stiffness in black South Africans: the SABPA study
(Springer Nature, 2012)
Many mechanisms, including oxidative stress, contribute to hypertension. This study investigated the possible associations between oxidative stress, blood pressure and arterial stiffness in black South Africans. Ambulatory ...