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Arterial stiffness profiles: investigating various sections of the arterial tree of African and caucasian people
(Informa healthcare, 2011)
In Africans, arterial stiffness progression seems more pronounced compared to Caucasians. We compared the arterial stiffness profiles of different age groups and focused on muscular arteries and two more central arterial ...
Carotid cross-sectional wall area is significantly associated with serum leptin levels, independent of body mass index: the SABPA studyent of body mass index: the SABPA study
(Japanese Society of HypertensionNature Publishing Group, 2012)
Hypertension and obesity are serious health burdens in sub-Saharan Africa. Urbanized Africans seem to be more susceptible to the development of these diseases than Caucasians. Current research suggests that leptin may be ...
N-terminal prohormone B-type natriuretic peptide and cardiovascular function in Africans and Caucasians: the SAfrEIC study
Background This study compared NT-proBNP levels and the association with cardiovascular markers between Africans and Caucasians from South Africa. Methods This cross-sectional study involved 201 Africans and 255 Caucasians ...
Blood glucose and nocturnal blood pressure in African and caucasian men: the SABPA study
To investigate the relationship between nocturnal blood pressure and chronically elevated blood glucose to determine if these elevated blood glucose concentrations contribute to a non-dipping blood pressure, especially in ...