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Acute changes in haematocrit leading to polycythaemia in late-onset hypogonadism patients that receive testosterone replacement therapy: a South African study
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
Background: According to the literature, parenteral testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)-induced polycythaemia is associated with cardiovascular events. No or minimal data exist for the prevalence of TRT-induced ...
São Paulo call to action for the prevention and control of high blood pressure: 2020
Key Messages About 1/4th of adults have high blood pressure which is the single most important risk for death (including heart disease and stroke). There are effective policies that could facilitate people making healthy ...
Health effects of dietary risks in 195 countries, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
Background Suboptimal diet is an important preventable risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs); however, its impact on the burden of NCDs has not been systematically evaluated. This study aimed to evaluate the ...
Rhinosinusitis and allergy: a relationship of random meetings
Sinusitis, more aptly referred to as rhinosinusitis, can be described as a symptomatic inflammatory condition of the paranasal sinuses and the nasal cavity.1 Generally, the condition is regarded as acute (ARS) if lasting ...
May Measurement Month 2017: an analysis of blood pressure screening results in South Africa-Sub-Saharan Africa
(Oxford Univ Press, 2019)
Elevated blood pressure (BP) is a growing burden worldwide, leading to over 10 million deaths each year. May Measurement Month (MMM) is a global initiative of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) aimed at raising ...