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Added sugar intake in South Africa: findings from the Adult Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiology cohort study1-4
(American Society for Nutrition (ASN), 2014)
Background: Obesity and other noncommunicable disease (NCD) risk factors are increasing in low- and middle-income countries. There are few data on the association between increased added sugar intake and NCD risk in these ...
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 ...
Cardiovascular risk and events in 17 low-, middle-, and high-income countries
(Massachusetts Medical Society, 2014)
BACKGROUND More than 80% of deaths from cardiovascular disease are estimated to occur in low-income and middle-income countries, but the reasons are unknown. ...