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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 ...
Leptin and the vasculature in young adults: the African‐PREDICT study
Background and aim Information regarding the effect of leptin on the vasculature in young healthy adults at risk for cardiovascular disease development is limited. We therefore examined the associations between measures ...
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 African prospective study on the early detection and identification of cardiovascular disease and hypertension (African-PREDICT): design, recruitment and initial examination
Background: Globally hypertension is stabilising, but in sub-Saharan Africa the incidence of hypertension remains on an increase. Although this might be attributed to poor healthcare and ineffective antihypertensive ...
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 ...