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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 ...
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 ...
Associations of cholesterol and glucose with cardiovascular dysfunction in black Africans: the SABPA study
(Informa healthcare, 2011)
The aim was to determine whether blood glucose or cholesterol is the more prominent contributor to cardiovascular dysfunction in 101 African men and 99 African women. We measured ambulatory daytime blood pressure (BP), ...