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Iron loading, alcohol and mortality: a prospective study
Background & aims The relationship between total body iron and cardiovascular disease remains controversial and information absent in black sub-Saharan Africans in whom alcohol consumption tends to be high. The level of ...
Cornell product relates to albuminuria in hypertensive black adults independently of blood pressure: the SABPA study
Evidence of the relationship between left ventricular hypertrophy and urinary albumin excretion is contradictory and limited in black adults in whom hypertensive heart disease is common. We aimed to investigate the ...
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor as a prognostic marker of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in a black population
Background: Elevated inflammatory markers such as C–reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin–6 (IL–6) are wellknown risk factors for cardiovascular mortality. The less familiar marker, soluble urokinase plasminogen activator ...
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor and hypertension among black South Africans after 5 years
(Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is a biomarker that links inflammation with cardiovascular risk. "However, studies linking suPAR and hypertension are scant. First, we determined whether baseline ...
Associations of suPAR with lifestyle and cardiometabolic risk factors
Background: Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), a novel indicator of low-grade inflammation, is associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality in the general population, while an unhealthy ...