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Nocturnal blood pressure, 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol and carotidIntima-media thickness: the SABPA Study
Background: Research demonstrated a significant relationship between elevated nocturnal blood pressure and sym-pathetic hyperactivity. The study aimed to investigate possible associations between norepinephrine ...
Effects of acute and chronic stress on the L-arginine nitric oxide pathway in black and white South Africans: the sympathetic activity and ambulatory blood pressure in Africans study
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013)
OBJECTIVE: This study investigated the impact of stress on effectors of the L-arginine/nitric oxide (NO) system including the endogenous inhibitor asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA). METHODS: Black (n = 168) and white ...
Exploring the link between serum peroxides and angiogenesis in a bi-ethnic population from South Africa: the SAfrEIC study
Background: Reactive oxygen species (ROS) play a fundamental role in angiogenesis, and in turn, angiogenic growth factors also affect ROS. Angiogenesis and ROS are intricately involved in vascular deterioration. Since ...