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The impact of Laduma, a health education intervention, on the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections among secondary school learners in KwaZulu-Natal.
Purpose To evaluate the impact of Laduma, a health education intervention, on the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections among secondary school learners in KwaZulu-Natal. ...
An investigation into the chemopreventive properties of an indigenous herb, Amaranthus lividus, using cancerous cell lines.
Chemoprevention may be defined as the inhibition, delay or reversal of carcinogenesis by dietary compounds or their derivatives. "Imifino" is a collective name for many wild plants used predominantly by rural people as ...
The effect of ultradistance running on premenopausal women of different ethnic groups.
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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 ...
Maternity care in KwaZulu-Natal : towards a grounded theory of adolescent-friendly maternity services.
The issue of adolescent health has steadily grown momentum with people realizing the vulnerability ofthis sector ofthe world's population. Within the South African context, the tide had also turned. However, most initiatives ...
Hospital workplace experiences of registered nurses that have contributed to their resignation in the Durban Metropolitan area.
Aim: The purpose of this research was to explore and describe the hospital workplace experiences that had contributed to the resignations of Registered Nurses in the Durban Metropolitan Area. Methodology: The broad perspective ...
Awareness, attitudes and behaviours regarding HIV voluntary counselling ad testing (VCT) among students of the University of KwaZulu-Natal on Howard College Campus.
This survey was conducted to describe the awareness, attitudes and behaviours regarding HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) among students of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in the Howard College Campus residences. A ...
Knowledge and perceptions of the dangers of substance abuse among affected youth attending St. John of God Community Services, Malawi.
Substance abuse is a major problem amongst the youth worldwide. The goal of this study was to explore the knowledge and perceptions on the dangers of substance abuse among the affected youth attending St John of God Community ...
Biopsychosocial changes in the human stress response, with specific reference to stress measurement and certain moderating variables.
This empirical double-blind multi-centre empirical study assessed the sources of stress, stress-related symptoms, role of psychosocial moderating variables and the role of micronutrients (specifically the effect of ...