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Coping mechanisms, perception of health and cardiovascular dysfunction in Africans
The purpose of this study was to compare active and passive coping strategies of Africans with perception of own health and cardiovascular data. The subjects included 236 apparently healthy Africans (men = 109; women = 127). ...
Specific coping strategies of Africans during urbanization: comparing cardiovascular responses and perception of health data
Specific coping mechanisms of Africans during urbanization were compared to and correlated with cardiovascular responses and perception of health data. Subjects included men (N = 286) and women (N = 360). The COPE questionnaire ...
Revisiting the relationship between blood pressure and insulin-like growth factor-1
(American Heart Association, 2014)
Conflicting evidence exists on the relationship between blood pressure (BP) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). We reviewed available articles and pooled extrapolated regression coefficients for the association between ...
Psychosocial stress but not hypertensive status associated with angiogenesis in Africans
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Aim. Increased angiogenic factors [vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) and angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2)] have been associated with vascular dysfunction and hypertension. Black Africans undergoing rapid urbanization ...
Predictors of hypertension awareness, treatment and control in South Africa: results from the WHO-SAGE population survey (Wave 2)
(Springer Nature, 2018)
South Africa has one of the highest levels of hypertension globally, coupled with poor rates of diagnosis, treatment and control. Risk factors that predict hypertension in high income countries may perform differently in ...
HIV infection and cardiovascular risk in black South Africans
(Clinics Cardive, 2011)
Uric acid and the cardiovascular profile of African and caucasian men
(Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010)
Early detection of cardiovascular risk in children: is there an alternative beyond routine blood pressure measurement?
(American Heart Association, 2019)