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The antihypertentive effect of aqueous extract O Africana leaves
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
The incidence of cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension, is on the increase worldwide. Medicinal plants played an important role in the treatment of hypertension for centuries. Very few scientific studies have, ...
Aspects of the interrelation between hypertension and insulin resistance: a preliminary study
Background: It is well known that some genetic factors and dietary factors, such as excessive salt intake and excessive caloric intake (resulting in obesity) are risk factors for hypertension. Fifty percent of all ...
Aspects of the interrelation between hypertension and insulin resistance
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Conclusion of this study: These data suggest that 6 weeks of high-fat feeding induces hypertension but does not produce obesity, dyslipidemia and insulin resistance. However, this model may be useful in studying vascular ...
The effects of maternal nicotine exposure during pregnancy or lactation on hypertension of the offspring
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Blood pressure and heart rate is known to increase during smoking. These effects are specifically associated with nicotine while the other components of tobacco smoke seem to be of minor importance. It is becoming increasingly ...