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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 ...
Sex-dependent behavior, neuropeptide profile and antidepressant response in rat model of depression
A plethora of animal models of depression is described in the literature, aiming at mimicking different aspects of depression. Understanding the link between depression and stress has been and remains a major focus area ...
Studies into the anxiolytic actions of agomelatine in social isolation reared rats: role of corticosterone and sex
Anxiety disorders are severely disabling, while current pharmacological treatments are complicated by delayed onset, low remission rates and side-effects. Sex is also noted to contribute towards illness severity and treatment ...