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Strategies for effective bioremediation of water co-contaminated with 1, 2-dichloroethane and heavy metals.
The production of 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA) exceeds 5.44 billion kg per year, and is higher than that of any other industrial halogenated chemical. Improper disposal practices or accidental spills of this compound have ...
An examination of the determinants of sexual behaviour among young people aged 15-24 years in Zambia using the 2005 Zambia behaviour survey.
The health risks of unsafe sexual behaviour among young people aged 15-24, the stage when sexual activity including risky sexual behaviour is likely to begin, has been receiving growing attention. Researchers are attempting ...
Individual's perception and the potential of urine as a fertiliser in eThekwini, South Africa.
Climate change, environmental degradation and unsustainable consumption of resources are increasingly putting a strain on the Earth's natural wealth. More sustainable sanitation behaviour such as maximising the use of urine ...
Assessing participants' understanding and voluntariness of informed consent in a clinical trial in Nigeria.
Introduction: Citizens of developing countries are often in vulnerable situations because of illiteracy, unfamiliarity with medical interventions, effects of war resulting in famine, and extreme poverty. The health-related ...
Impact of blood processing variations on natural killer cell frequency, activation, chemokine receptor expression and function.
(Elsevier for Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists., 2011-03-07)
Understanding the role of natural killer (NK) cells in human disease pathogenesis is crucial and necessitates study of patient samples directly ex vivo. Manipulation of whole blood by density gradient centrifugation or ...
Organ donation, discrimination after death, anti-vaccination sentiments, and tuberculosis management.
(Springer Verlag., 2012-06)
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Natural killer cell function in women at high risk for HIV acquisition: insights from a microbicide trial.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2012-09-10)
Objective: To assess the role of natural killer (NK) cells in HIV acquisition. Design: We conducted a nested case–control substudy to the Center for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA004) tenofovir gel ...
Recirculating hydroponic systems : evaluating cuttings yield and rooting ability of cold tolerant eucalyptus hybrids.
In South Africa, clonal forestry of Eucalyptus and its hybrids has been implemented to increase the productivity on existing forestry lands and marginal sites and to facilitate the production of desired fibre types for ...
Incremental housing and the role of community participation : a comparative study of Cato Manor and Bhambayi.
This study focusses on community participation in the delivery of incremental housing. The community participation approach and incremental housing approach share the same goals and have the aim of community driven ...