Genome-wide gene expression analysis in black South African women who develop gestational diabetes m
Posted on: 20 August 2014
To understand the impact of gestational diabetes on the foetus by investigating gene expression and DNA methylation to look for epigenetic perturbations that may lead to an unfavourable outcome in the offspring.
Posted on: 14 August 2014
Cardiovascular diseases are a major cause of complications in pregnancy worldwide, and the number of patients who develop cardiac problems during pregnancy is increasing.
Posted on: 7 August 2014
An investigation into whether urban Africans displayed lower levels of arteroprotective high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC) when presenting with communicable versus non-communicable forms of heart disease (HD) as both acute infection and chronic inflammation reduce HDLC levels.
Posted on: 2 August 2014
HIV can be transmitted from HIV-infected women to their babies. The way this can happen is via transmission to your unborn child during pregnancy or delivery or during breastfeeding.
Posted on: 28 July 2014
Postpartum Akt activation is detrimental for the peripartum heart as it lowers anti-oxidative defence and in combination with low STAT3 conditions, accelerate cardiac inflammation and fibrosis. PRL and its cleaved 16 kDa form are central for Akt-induced PPCM, as indicated by the protection from the disease by PRL blockade.