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Lung function, inflammation and cardiovascular mortality in Africans
Background The link between impaired lung function and cardiovascular outcome is well established in European and American populations. It is possible that this association may be driven by a systemic spillover of ...
Inflammation as possible mediator for the relationship between lung and artirial function
Introduction Reduced lung function is associated with a risk for the development of cardiovascular disease. This association may be due to chronic inflammation which is often present in those with reduced lung ...
South African and international reference values for lung function and its relationship with blood pressure in Africans
Background In South Africa respiratory diseases are highly prevalent, with cardiovascular disease being a manifestation. However, international reference values for lung function are commonly used, which may not be ...
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 ...