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The cardiotonic steroid marinobufagenin is a predictor of increased left ventricular mass in obesity: the African-PREDICT study
The endogenous Na+/K+-ATPase inhibitor, marinobufagenin (MBG), strongly associates with salt intake and a greater left ventricular mass index (LVMi) in humans and was shown to promote cardiac fibrosis and hypertrophy in ...
The relationship between female adiposity and physical attractiveness amongst adults in rural Ranaka village, Botswana
Objective: The aim was to assess the relationship between female adiposity and physical attractiveness among men and women in Botswana. Design: A cross-sectional study was undertaken. Setting: Ranaka rural village, ...
Lifestyle factors and risk of multimorbidity of cancer and cardiometabolic diseases: a multinational cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2020)
Background Although lifestyle factors have been studied in relation to individual non-communicable diseases (NCDs), their association with development of a subsequent NCD, defined as multimorbidity, has been scarcely ...
The Exercise, Arterial Modulation and Nutrition in Youth South Africa Study (ExAMIN Youth SA)
(Frontiers Media, 2020)
Background: The impact of a sedentary and unhealthy lifestyle on cardiovascular health is well-documented, however the current obesity and hypertension trends among children is concerning. The ExAMIN Youth SA study aims ...