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The effects of high intensity exercise on lymphocyte DNA and antioxidant status in trained athletes.
Apoptosis (programmed cell death) and exercise immunology have been the focus of research for the past five years. Trained athletes are particularly susceptible to a wide variety of viral and bacterial infections and this ...
Utilisation and knowledge of contraception in attenders at Alice in Ciskei.
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Human blood groups and antibodies.
The following blood group phenotypes and antigens were studied: Abantu , Ax, Ay, Bm, Bm-like, B3-like, "Bombay" Oh Le(a+b-), "Bombay" Oh Le(a-b-), para-Bombay, Mi(a+), Vw+, S-s-U-, Dantu, Gerbich-, P1H, STEM+, Rh :-34, ...
Progesterone related cellular change in the uterine cervix with particular reference to progesterone-only contraceptives.
This study examines the effect of progesterone-only injectable contraceptives, and medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera) in particular, on the cells of the uterine cervix. Cervical and vaginal smears were taken ...
Studies on the isolation of the polymerase genes from the H1N1 influenza A virus.
Vaccines directed against the influenza virus become ineffective due to continuous mutation. An alternative approach might be to control replication at the genomic level by enzymatic methylation of the polymerase genes. ...
The cytotoxic effects of T-2 toxin on normal human lymphocytes.
T -2 toxin is an immunosuppressive mycotoxin that has been conjoined with several symptoms and diseases as early as the turn of the century, but whose mechanisms of action are still being investigated. Accordingly, this ...
The effects of exercise and diet on selected physiological and biochemical parameters in a sedentary Indian male cohort.
In common with other expatriate Indian Populations, the Indian community of South Africa has a high incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD). Little information is available on the effects of exercise and diet on risk ...
An evaluation of the criteria and procedures used for selection of occupational therapy students at South African universities.
The existing selection criteria and procedures applied at universities training occupational therapists in South Africa are not meeting the country's need for selecting students who adequately fulfill the demographic mix ...
Effect of an immunisation campaign in Natal and KwaZulu on vaccination coverage rates 1990-1991.
In 1990 the Department of National Health and Population Development of South Africa launched a nationwide immunisation coverage campaign targetted mainly at measles. In order to measure the effect of the campaign on ...
Test translation in a South African context using the peabody picture vocabulary test-revised.
This study explored the feasibility of using test translation to adapt a standard English vocabulary test for Zulu speakers. It was motivated by the difficulties associated with assessing speakers of the African ...