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Is the cardiovascular health of South Africans today comparable with African Americans 45 years ago?
(Wolters Kluwer, 2019)
Objectives: Hypertension occurs frequently among black populations around the world. In the United States (US) health system, interventions since the 1960s resulted in improvements in hypertension awareness, management ...
Selenium and large artery structure and function: a 10-year prospective study
Purpose Despite selenium’s beneficial effects in counteracting oxidative stress, inflammation, and vascular endothelial dysfunction, controversial results exist regarding the long-term associations between selenium and ...
Left ventricular mass independently associates with 24-hour sodium excretion in young masked hypertensive adults: the African-PREDICT study
Background Due to the known contribution of excess sodium intake on elevations in blood pressure, salt reduction regulations are being introduced in countries all over the world. To study the contribution of sodium intake ...
Aldosterone and renin in relation to surrogate measures of sympathetic activity: the SABPA study
(Clinics Cardive Publishing, 2019)
Introduction: Hypertension, particularly in black populations, is often accompanied by augmented sympathetic nervous system activity and suppressed renin activity, indicative of possible blood pressure (BP) dysregulation. ...