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Associations between reactive oxygen species, blood pressure and arterial stiffness in black South Africans: the SABPA study
(Springer Nature, 2012)
Many mechanisms, including oxidative stress, contribute to hypertension. This study investigated the possible associations between oxidative stress, blood pressure and arterial stiffness in black South Africans. Ambulatory ...
A comparison of the association between glomerular filtration and L-arginine status in HIV-infected and uninfected African men: the SAfrEIC study
(Nature Publishing Group, 2013)
Hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide, is increasing significantly in urbanised South Africans. Impaired glomerular filtration is a potential contributor to hypertension. Although HIV ...
Selenium and large artery structure and function: a 10-year prospective study
Purpose Despite selenium’s beneficial effects in counteracting oxidative stress, inflammation, and vascular endothelial dysfunction, controversial results exist regarding the long-term associations between selenium and ...