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HIV epidemic types and customized prevention responses.
Since the first reported case of AIDS 27 years ago, more than 70 million people have been infected with HIV worldwide, and 25 million have died of AIDS. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) estimates ...
The role of leptin in HIV associated pre-eclampsia.
HIV and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, in particular pre-eclampsia, are the main causes of maternal mortality in South Africa. In HIV associated pre-eclampsia, it is biologically plausible that the immune activation ...
Microbiology and molecular epidemiology of multiresistant haemophilus influenza type B in Durban, South Africa.
Microbiological and molecular epidemiological studies were conducted on 36 multi-resistant Haemophilus influenzae strains, isolated from paediatric patients, over a 26 month period (April 1986 to May 1988). The majority ...
Experimental diabetes in the baboon.
The object of the present study was to determine simultaneously aspects of hepatic and peripheral glucose metabolism in the intact baboon. Isotopic techniques were used to study glucose turnover rates, glucose recycling, ...
Microsatellite instability in colorectal and oesophageal cancer.
The development and progression of carcinogenesis is a major area of interest to many scientists. Numerous factors, including both environmental and genetic have been implicated in the causation of cancer. It is clear that ...
The effect of vitamin B-6 deficiency on copper, zinc and iron balance in the rat.
In order to address the contradictory reports on the rat trace element status during a vitamin 8-6 deficiency, Zn, Cu and Fe balance was assessed over 8 weeks in 3 groups of young male rats. Group 1 was the control group ...
The value of morphological analysis in duodenal ulcer therapy
This study was designed to examine two premises: that the morphological "severity" of duodenal ulcers (DU) may influence the incidence of drug mediated healing and the morphological "quality" of healing after curative ...
Evaluation of the anthropometric parameters and fitness levels of prepubertal Indian soccer players.
Due to the lack of morphological data on prepubertal Indian male soccer players in South Africa, this study was undertaken on ninety male prepubertal subjects. The subjects were divided into three groups of thirty subjects ...
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 ...
The effect of ultradistance running on premenopausal women of different ethnic groups.
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