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The possible implication of selected Fusarium Mycotoxins in the aetiology of brain cancer.
The central nervous system is a potential site of action for the Fusarium mycotoxin Fumonisin B1 (FB1), and is exemplified in horses by the disease equine leukoencephalomalacia. Structurally resembling sphingoid bases, FB1 ...
Migration of nurses and the perceived impact on the public health care system in Zambia.
The subject of international migration has become an important social issue and feature of globalized labour market in health care. International migration of nurses has increasingly become a concern and the volumes are ...
Perceived stress, coping behaviour, and health outcomes among South African undergraduate medical students.
This empirical study assessed the perceived stressors in medical school environment and psychological outcomes in undergraduate medical students in a non - western sample. The sample consisted of African and Indian ...
The application of geographical information systems to infectious diseases and health systems in Africa.
The health sector has not yet begun to explore the full potential of geographical information system (GIS) technology for health research and planning. The goal of this thesis is to demonstrate this potential in Africa ...
A microsatellite evaluation of the genetic status of the p27Kip1 and p21Cip1/WAF1 genes in oesophageal cancer.
p21 C/P 1/"El and p 2 7K/P 1 are cyclin-dependant kinase inhibitors that fonn an integral part of the cell cycle process. These proteins function as cell-cycle inhibitors, and are able to induce cell cycle arrest by binding ...
The cytotoxic effects of deoxynivalenol and fumonisin B1 on the HT-29 human colonic adenocarcinoma cell line.
The human population can be considered as a subject of combined exposure to chemicals against which the gastrointestinal tract represents the first barrier. The most relevant are those compounds that occur in plants which ...
Cationic liposome mediated transfection with/without a targeting component.
The transfer and expression of genes in cells is an important technique for basic research and gene therapy of human disease. A model for gene therapy has been investigated making use of a transfection complex consisting ...
Women and AIDS: epidemiology and gender barriers to prevention in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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Assessment of the immune response in kidney transplant patients.
Background: Management of a transplant recipient involves the use of multiple immunosuppressant drugs. Currently there is no test that reflects the overall immune status of the patient. This results in under or over ...
The cytotoxic effects of aflatoxin B1 and fumonisin B1 on cultured human cells.
Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) and Fumonisin B1 (FB1), potentially cytotoxic and carcinogenic mycotoxins are common contaminants of agricultural commodities in South Africa and thus could be detrimental to the human immune system. ...