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Retinal microvasculature and masked hypertension in young adults: the African-PREDICT study
(Springer Nature, 2020)
Masked hypertension is known to induce microvascular complications. However, it is unclear whether early microvascular changes are already occurring in young, otherwise healthy adults. We therefore investigated whether ...
Relation of fitness and fatness with heart rate recovery after maximal exercise in Nigerian adolescents
(Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2020)
BACKGROUND: Heart rate recovery is an independent risk factor for adverse cardiovascular events and overall mortality. While the prognostic value of delayed Heart rate recovery following cessation of exercise is well ...
Multi-mycotoxin exposure of children (0-24 months) in rural maize-subsistence farming areas of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
(Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2020)
In South Africa, child malnutrition is highly prevalent among children from in rural areas mostly at risk. In the Eastern Cape (EC) Province, maize is commonly used as complementary and weaning food. Previous studies ...
Recent advances in the synthesis and development of nitroaromatics as anti-infective drugs
(Bentham Science, 2020)
Infectious diseases commonly occur in tropical and sub-tropical countries. The pathogens of such diseases are able to multiply in human hosts, warranting their continual survival. Infections that are commonplace include ...
The evaluation of 1-tetralone and 4-chromanone derivatives as inhibitors of monoamine oxidase
Monoamine oxidase (MAO) is of much clinical relevance, and inhibitors of this enzyme are used in the treatment for neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders such as depression and Parkinson’s disease. The present ...
Synthesis and in vitro antileishmanial efficacy of novel quinazolinone derivatives
Currently available drugs being used to treat leishmaniasis have several shortcomings, including high toxicity, drug administration that requires hospitalization, and the emergence of parasite resistance against clinically ...
The effects of anti-inflammatory agents as host-directed adjunct treatment of tuberculosis in humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background The potential role of adjunctive anti-inflammatory therapy to enhance tuberculosis (TB) treatment has recently received increasing interest. There is, therefore, a need to broadly examine current host-directed ...
Immunity, inflammation and the vasculature in the COVID-19 era. Editorial comment.
(Wolters Kluwer, 2020)
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic not only changed our day-to-day lives abruptly, but it also forced the global scientific community to reevaluate everything that we thought we knew
Effects of combined power band resistance training on sprint speed, agility, vertical jump height and strength in collegiate soccer players
(Berkeley Electronic Press, 2020)
Soccer involves explosive physical actions requiring strength, power, and agility for optimal performance. Such attributes may be trained several ways, of which power-band resistance training has received limited attention ...
Methylation vs. protein inflammatory biomarkers and their associations with cardiovascular function
(Frontiers Media, 2020)
DNA methylation data can be used to estimate proportions of leukocyte subsets retrospectively, when directly measured cell counts are unavailable. The methylation-derived neutrophil-to-lymphocyte and lymphocyte-to-monocyte ...