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An investigation of the antidiabetic herbal remedies used by traditional healers in Northern KwaZulu-Natal and their effect on blood glucose levels.
This research study undertook to investigate and evaluate for efficacy and safety, the herbal remedies used for treating Diabetes mellitus in northern KwaZulu-Natal. In addition, it sought to gain knowledge and better ...
The experiences of infertile African women in Durban.
The experiences of African women with primary infertility were explored. These women were from Durban and surrounding rural areas, in KwaZulu / Natal. The aims of the study were to describe their perception of infertility ...
Aspects of primary health care in a rural KwaZulu community : a descriptive study and literature survey.
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Determination of exposure of humans to selected mycotoxins with particular reference to aflatoxins.
Mycotoxins are poisonous secondary metabolites commonly produced by fungi and are involved in human disease conditions known as mycotoxicoses. There is evidence to show that food eaten by the rural Black population of ...
Investigation into optimal amikacin dosing in children.
Aminoglycoside antibacterial agents, such as amikacin, continue to play an important role in the treatment of Gram-negative infections. However, although extremely effective, they are not without potential adverse events, ...
A cytotoxic evaluation of aflatoxin B1, zearalenone and their epoxide derivatives using human cell lines.
Since the discovery of mycotoxins in food, the thrust of biochemical and toxicological research has been carried out on animals which has proven to be uncoordinated and not easily extrapolated to humans. Over the last ...
The management of peritonsillar abscess.
Over a four month period from 1 st November 1998 to 28th February 1999 a randomised prospective study was undertaken in 75 patients with peritonsiller abscess (PTA) to determine the treatment modality that is most effective ...
The nutritional status of pre-school children in Malukazi : a study of nutritional status using anthropometric measuments and dietary intake, and selected ecological factors which may impinge on nutritional status, in 3-6 year old children in Malukazi.
Nutrition education is recognised as being of value in the prevention of malnutrition. However, in order for it to be effective, an in-depth study of the community prior to the implementation of any nutrition education ...
Respiratory health survey in an Indian South African community : distribution and determinants of symptoms, diseases and lung function.
A cross-sectional epidemiologic survey of the respiratory health status was conducted in the adult (15 years and older) Indian South African population resident in Lenasia, Johannesburg to study the distribution and ...