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    • The cardiovascular profile of the low renin phenotype in a black South African population 

      Gafane-Matemane, Lebo Francina (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Motivation Blood pressure is decreasing globally, however, the prevalence of hypertension continues to increase in Sub-Saharan African countries such as South Africa. Populations of African ancestry are more likely to ...
    • Marinobufagenin and its relationship with systolic blood pressure in a young black and white population : the African-PREDICT study 

      Strauss, Michel (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Motivation: Hypertension remains one of the foremost causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Importantly, the prevalence of hypertension within black and white populations has been ascribed ...
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      Crouch, Simone Heather (North-West University (South Africa), Potchefstroom Campus, 2018)
      Motivation It is well-known that both a high-salt diet and obesity are risk factors for the development of hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Several studies have suggested a link between dietary sodium and obesity. ...