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Mutations in the low-density lipoprotein receptor gene in Chinese familial hypercholesterolemia patients.
It has been reported that in China, patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) may go unrecognized because they do not have xanthomata or premature coronary heart disease and theirExpand
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Coronary risk factors in Italian migrants to Australia.
Coronary risk factor levels (height, weight, blood pressure, serum total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, serum apo-HDL, physical activity, and smoking and drinking habits)Expand
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Immunoassay of a tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase in serum.
A tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRACP) was purified from cord plasma by use of cation-exchange chromatography (carboxymethyl Sepharose), gel-filtration chromatography (Sephacryl S-200), andExpand
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Effects of alcohol and caloric restrictions on blood pressure and serum lipids in overweight men.
We have examined the independent and combined effects on blood pressure and blood lipids of alcohol restriction and weight loss in overweight male drinkers with a view to assessing overall effects onExpand
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The effect of age on serum creatinine levels in an aging population: relevance to vascular surgery.
BACKGROUND AND AIM Serum creatinine is commonly used to assess and monitor renal function in the management of abdominal aortic aneurysm with endoluminal grafting, and for intervention of renalExpand
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Diet and reproductive hormones: a study of vegetarian and nonvegetarian postmenopausal women.
In comparison with matched nonvegetarian women, postmenopausal vegetarian women were found to have lower urinary levels of estriol and total estrogens, lower plasma prolactin levels, and higherExpand
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The combined effects of aerobic exercise and alcohol restriction on blood pressure and serum lipids: a two-way factorial study in sedentary men
Objectives To determine whether vigorous exercise and alcohol restriction have additive and independent effects in reducing blood pressure in sedentary male alcohol drinkers. Also to assess whether 4Expand
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Hyperhomocysteinaemia and premature coronary artery disease in the Chinese.
OBJECTIVES: To examine the prevalence of hyperhomocysteinaemia and compare it with the classic risk factors and vitamin status in Hong Kong Chinese patients with premature atherosclerotic coronaryExpand
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Relationship of plasma HDL-cholesterol to testosterone, estradiol, and sex-hormone-binding globulin levels in men and women.
The significance of sex hormone levels in determining variation in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) concentrations was studied in healthy Seventh Day Adventists (vegetarians) and Mormons.Expand
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Urinary sodium and blood pressure in vegetarians.
Urinary sodium, potassium urea, creatinine, uric acid, plasma urea, creatinine, cholesterol, blood pressures, height, weight, and skinfold thickness were measured in some or all of 106 matched pairsExpand
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