Este H Vorster

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BACKGROUND Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the highest burden of HIV in the world and a rising prevalence of cardiometabolic disease; however, the interrelationship between HIV, antiretroviral therapy (ART) and cardiometabolic traits is not well described in SSA populations. METHODS We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis through MEDLINE and(More)
Lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) represents a quantitative trait in human plasma associated with atherothrombotic disease. Large variation in the distribution of Lp(a) concentrations exists across populations which is at present unexplained. Sib-pair linkage analysis has suggested that the apo(a) gene on chromosome 6q27 is the major determinant of Lp(a) levels in(More)
The rapid changes in nutritional patterns and ways and conditions of life occurring in in low– and middle–income countries (LMICs) are likely to be adversely affecting the incidence and survival rates of most cancers. These rapid changes raise challenges and opportunities in research on nutrition and cancer worldwide, and highlight the need for an(More)
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