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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 ...
L-Carnitine and long-chain acylcarnitines are positively correlated with ambulatory blood pressure in humans: the SABPA study
The prevalence of hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa is increasing rapidly, and treatment remains challenging. Although the use of l-carnitine in treatment has received much attention, studies reporting on physiological ...
Sex hormones associated with subclinical kidney damage and atherosclerosis in South African men: the SABPA study
Background: Hypertension and increased blood glucose are associated with subclinical kidney damage, atherosclerosis and with low testosterone values. Low testosterone in men is often accompanied by increased levels 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 ...
NT–proBNP, C–reactive protein and soluble uPAR in a Bi–ethnic male population: the SAfrEIC study
(Public Library of Science, 2013)
Objective and design: This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate associations between a marker of cardiac strain, the N-terminal prohormone B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP), and inflammation as reflected by ...