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The association of 25(OH)D with blood pressure, pulse pressure and carotid–radial pulse wave velocity in African women
(Public Library of Science, 2013)
High susceptibility of the African population to develop cardiovascular disease obliges us to investigate possible contributing risk factors. Our aim was to determine whether low 25(OH)D status is associated with increased ...
Cardiometabolic changes in treated versus never treated HIV-infected Black South Africans: the PURE study
Background The use of antiretroviral treatment is known to be accompanied by several negative health outcomes and may negatively affect a country such as South Africa, which is the most burdened by the human immunodeficiency ...
Associations of suPAR with lifestyle and cardiometabolic risk factors
Background: Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), a novel indicator of low-grade inflammation, is associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality in the general population, while an unhealthy ...
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is associated with metabolic changes in HIV-1 infected Africans: a prospective study
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is associated with inflammation and may predict lipodystrophy and dysmetabolism in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy. ...