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Microvascular function in non-dippers: potential involvement of the salt sensitivity biomarker, marinobufagenin-the African-PREDICT study
Suppressed nighttime blood pressure dipping is associated with salt sensitivity and may increase the hemodynamic load on the microvasculature. The mechanism remains unknown whereby salt sensitivity may increase the ...
Association between dietary adherence, anthropometric measurements and blood pressure in an urban black population, South Africa
Objectives: The aim was to determine participants’ dietary adherence by calculating a diet adherence score based on the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-style diet; (2) to determine if there was an association ...
Comparison of physiological parameters and anaesthesia specific observations during isoflurane, ketamine-xylazine or medetomidine-midazolam-fentanyl anaesthesia in male guinea pigs
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Guinea pigs (GPs) are difficult to anaesthetize successfully, the choices for anaesthesia are limited and physiological parameters are likely to be influenced substantially under anaesthesia. We implanted blood pressure ...
The Exercise, Arterial Modulation and Nutrition in Youth South Africa Study (ExAMIN Youth SA)
(Frontiers Media, 2020)
Background: The impact of a sedentary and unhealthy lifestyle on cardiovascular health is well-documented, however the current obesity and hypertension trends among children is concerning. The ExAMIN Youth SA study aims ...