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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 ...
The Na+K+-ATPase inhibitor marinobufagenin and early cardiovascular risk in humans: a review of recent evidence
Purpose of Review This review synthesizes recent findings in humans pertaining to the relationships between marinobufagenin (MBG), a steroidal Na+/K+-ATPase inhibitor and salt-sensitivity biomarker, and early cardiovascular ...
The association of measures of the micro- and macro-vasculature with selenium and GPx activity in a young bi-ethnic population: the African-PREDICT study
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
Objective: Selenium plays an important physiological role as component for antioxidant selenoproteins such as glutathione peroxidase (GPx). Since oxidative stress contributes to hypertension development, it is likely that ...