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Distinct inflammatory mediator patterns in young black and white adults: the African-predict study
Objective Inflammatory mediators have been implicated in the early stages of cardiovascular disease development, including hypertension. Since global reports reflect a higher hypertension prevalence in black than white ...
Growth differentiating factor-15 and its association with traditional cardiovascular risk factors: the African-PREDICT study.
Background and aims Growth differentiating factor-15 (GDF-15) is a stress-induced and cardio-protective cytokine, reported to be influenced by a number of cardiovascular risk factors. In older adults, GDF-15 associated ...