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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 ...
Facilitated defensive coping, silent ischaemia and ECG left-ventricular hypertrophy: the SABPA study
Background: Defensive active coping responses (being-in-control, acceptance of the stressor as reality) have been associated with vascular hyper-responsiveness in urban Africans. However, the association between active ...
Exploring soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor and its relationship with arterial stiffness in a bi–ethnic population: the SAfrEIC–study
Introduction: Elevated soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) indicates an inflammatory state caused by conditions such as HIV and cancer. Recently suPARwas identified as an indicator of ...
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is associated with metabolic changes in HIV-1 infected Africans: a prospective study
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is associated with inflammation and may predict lipodystrophy and dysmetabolism in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy. ...
Are behavioural risk factors to be blamed for the conversion from optimal blood pressure to hypertensive status in black South Africans? A 5-year prospective study
(Oxford University Press, 2012)
Background Longitudinal cohort studies in sub-Saharan Africa are urgently needed to understand cardiovascular disease development. We, therefore, explored health behaviours and conventional risk factors of African individuals ...