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Early Vascular Aging (EVA): new directions in cardiovascular protection. Preface
Early Vascular Aging (EVA): New Directions in Cardiovascular Protection brings together the last decade of research related to the characterization of EVA, as well as the predictive power of pulse wave velocity (PWV). The ...
Changes in peripheral blood pressure with normal and accelerated aging
Aging represents an important risk factor in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Nevertheless, the question arises: How immutable is age as a risk factor? Can we make a distinction between physiologic or ...
Contesting Ideas of a University: The Case of South Africa
This article portrays four historically evolved ideas of a university, as they have developed in the South African context, namely the British liberal-humanistic education idea, the Afrikaner idea of an ethnically-oriented ...
The prevalence and clustering of non-communicable disease risk factors in a South African financial institution: a challenge to corporate management
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are currently a global epidemic, challenging the individual, corporate environment and health professionals in developed as well as developing countries. It is therefore understandable that ...
Determining the impact of hunting trips on the hunter s quality of life
The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of a hunting trip on hunters‟ quality of life (QoL) as measured by life domains. A number of life domains that are directly related to a hunting trip may affect the ...
Extent and nature of motor difficulties based on age, ethnicity, gender and socio–economic status in a selected group of three–to five–year–old children
(Stellenbosch Univ, 2015)
Attention to adequate motor development is important during the pre–school years, to minimise possible motor difficulties when the child grows older. The aim of this study was to establish the nature and extent of motor ...
Large artery stiffness and carotid intima-media thickness in relation to markers of calcium and bone mineral metabolism in African women older than 46 years
(Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
Vascular calcification and cardiovascular diseases have been associated with altered bone metabolism. We explored the relationships of arterial pressures and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) with parathyroid hormone, ...