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    • A significant decline in IGF-I may predispose young Africans to subsequent cardiometabolic vulnerability 

      Schutte, Aletta E.; Huisman, Hugo W.; Van Rooyen, Johannes M.; Malan, Leoné; Malan, Nicolaas T.; Fourie, Catharina M.T.; Louw, Roan; Van der Westhuizen, Francois H.; Schutte, Rudolph (Oxford Univ Press, 2010)
      Objectives: Low serum IGF-I is an independent risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. These noncommunicable diseases are extremely common in urban black South Africans, but their IGF-I concentration is unknown. ...
    • Stress and neurovascular coupling: a red flag? The SABPA study 

      Malan, Leoné; Hamer, Mark; Von Känel, Roland; Smith, Wayne; Steyn, Faans; Malan, Nicolaas (Karger, 2019)
      Neuronal hyperactivity mediates communication between neurons and blood vessels (neurovascular coupling) and increases susceptibility for retinal ganglion cells functionality. Contrastingly, monoamine depletion and ...
    • The defense response and alcohol intake: a coronary artery disease risk: the SABPA study 

      Oosthuizen, Woudri; Malan, Leoné; Scheepers, Jacobus D.; Cockeran, Marike; Malan, Nicolaas T. (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
      The behavioral defense coping response (DefS) as a measure of coping with emotional stress may increase alcohol intake (gamma glutamyl transferase (γGT)), the risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) and insulin sensitivity ...