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Sex hormones associated with subclinical kidney damage and atherosclerosis in South African men: the SABPA study
Background: Hypertension and increased blood glucose are associated with subclinical kidney damage, atherosclerosis and with low testosterone values. Low testosterone in men is often accompanied by increased levels of ...
Blood glutathione and subclinical atherosclerosis in African men: the SABPA study
(Oxford Univ Press, 2009)
Background: Sub-Saharan Africans face an increasing burden of hypertension and related cardiac and cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality, making the identification of factors leading to early vascular abnormalities ...
Are behavioural risk factors to be blamed for the conversion from optimal blood pressure to hypertensive status in black South Africans? A 5-year prospective study
(Oxford University Press, 2012)
Background Longitudinal cohort studies in sub-Saharan Africa are urgently needed to understand cardiovascular disease development. We, therefore, explored health behaviours and conventional risk factors of African individuals ...