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Epidemiological and clinical studies of vitamin A in Black South African pre-school children.
The ocular complications of vitamin A deficiency have been known for many years, however, recent studies have suggested that marginal vitamin A status enlarges the risk of common childhood infections and increases mortality. ...
Role of massage and stretching in recovery from exercise and in delayed onset muscle soreness.
Adequate recovery from intense exercise is essential to optimise performance and reduce the associated symptoms of tiredness, fatigue and lethargy. The purpose of the study was to :- i. investigate the effects of massage ...
Geriatric attendance at Outpatients Department Addington Hospital, Durban.
This is a cross section study of the White elderly patients who attended Addington Hospital, Durban, Out-patient Department during a two week period in July 1985. Screening was by means of systematic sampling, a standard ...
Stress and the sick building syndrome : biopsychosocial health-related variables affecting workers employed in urban places where live or discotheque musical entertainment is provided.
This is the first time that multidisciplinary research has been conducted in South African music venues. The study investigated biopsychosocial health-related variables affecting workers in music venues giving special ...
Cannabis use : social risk factors and knowledge of health risks in a sample of adolescents.
A study was conducted at a Durban high school which has a mixture of socioeconomic classes and races. All grade 10 pupils present on the day of the study were asked to complete a questionnaire under examination-like ...
Heart rate response and ECG monitoring in veteran squash players.
The incidence of sudden death during or after squash play has become a source of concern. In order to screen for coronary artery disease, exercise stress testing has been advocated, by the American College of Sports Medicine ...
A study of the relation between health attitudes, values and beliefs and help-seeking behaviour with special reference to a representative sample of black patients attending a general hospital.
There is strong evidence supporting the view that beliefs and attitudes influence health behaviour. Furthermore, cultural and social beliefs also have been shown to influence the way health care facilities are used. ...
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) : a study in South African Indians in Durban.
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The occurrence and detection of aflatoxin-macromolecular conjugates in humans.
Aflatoxin Bi (AFBi), a highly toxic fungal metabolite (mycotoxin) of certain strains of Aspergillus, has long been known to be carcinogenic in animal species. Accumulation of epidemiological evidence led to its classification, ...