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Associations of suPAR with lifestyle and cardiometabolic risk factors
Background: Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), a novel indicator of low-grade inflammation, is associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality in the general population, while an unhealthy ...
Compromised bioavailable IGF-1 of black men relates favourably to ambulatory blood pressure: the SABPA study
Objectives Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) has potent endothelial-protective, anti-platelet and anti-thrombotic activities, and also exerts mitogenic and proliferatory actions on vascular smooth muscle cells. Conflicting ...
Attenuated NOx responses and myocardial ischemia, a possible risk for structural vascular disease in African men: the SABPA study
(Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
Chronically elevated blood pressure has been associated with impaired NO-mediated vasodilation and structural vascular disease risk. This study aimed to determine whether significant associations exist regarding NO metabolite ...