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Leptin and its relation to autonomic activity, endothelial cell activation and blood pressure in a young black and white population: the African-PREDICT study
An increasing prevalence of obesity-related hypertension is observed in the youth and may have severe consequences for future cardiovascular disease development. Previous studies portrayed leptin as a potential factor ...
Left ventricular mass independently associates with masked hypertension in young healthy adults: the African-PREDICT study
(Wolters Kluwer, 2018)
Objective: Masked hypertension is reportedly common in young adults. However, it is unknown if these masked hypertensive individuals already present with organ damage. We determined whether a relationship exists between ...
QTc prolongation, increased NT-proBNP and pre-clinical myocardial wall remodeling in excessive alcohol consumers: the SABPA study
Alcohol contributes greatly to vascular and structural modifications. Due to differences in the metabolism and tolerance of alcohol between ethnic groups, the manner of these modifications may differ. We investigated the ...
Chronic depression symptoms desensitize renin activity to protect against volume-loading hypertension in Blacks: the SABPA study
Background Low-renin levels in Blacks have been associated with volume-loading hypertension (HT). Depression symptoms, frequently co-occurring with vascular dysregulation, might reflect a disturbed renin-angiotensin-ald ...