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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 ...
Retinal vessel caliber and vessel reaction to light flicker in true normotensive young healthy black and white adults: the African-PREDICT study
A detrimental shift in cardiovascular disease risk factors and a higher mortality level are reported in some black populations. The retinal microvasculature provides insight into the pathogenesis of systemic vascular ...
The oxidative stress profile and its relation to vascular function in a bi-ethnic cohort: the SABPA study
Oxidative stress and inflammation has been implicated in arterial stiffness, and hypertension development. Oxidative stress may interfere with normal vascular function by inactivation of NO and/or the production of ...