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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 effect of ultradistance running on premenopausal women of different ethnic groups.
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The case for critical thought : an investigation into contemporary determinist knowledge, its social effects, and the alternative offered by a 'mode 2' approach to teaching, learning and research.
This thesis is centrally concerned with the current nee-liberal world order and its effects upon society. It is concerned to expose the contradictions and weaknesses within the knowledge systems that underpin our political ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Chemical investigation of isihlambezo or traditional pregnancy-related medicines.
This study was undertaken to redress the scant knowledge regarding the chemistry and mode of action of pregnancy-related traditional medicines, or isihlambezo (Zulu), which are used by 60 to 80% of women in South Africa. ...
Red cell membrane abnormalities in hereditary spherocytosis patients of KwaZulu-Natal.
Hereditary Spherocytosis (HS) is a common inherited haemolytic anaemia with variable clinical expression. Fifty subjects with HS from KwaZulu-Natal were studied with the aim of providing further information on the protein ...
The epidemiology of dual HIV infection in the KwaZulu-Natal Anti-Retroviral Roll-out Programme.
KwaZulu-Natal has the highest prevalence of HIV in South Africa. The prevalence of dual infection in a normal-risk population in this region is unknown. Dual HIV infection has important implications for diagnosis, treatment ...
The development, optimisation and comparison of various virological assays and their uses in antiviral assessment of compounds wih potential anti-HIV activity.
The development and optimization of anti-viral screening methods are essential to develop newer more effective, treatments against HIV. The XTT method is a widely described method for antiviral screening. Both continuous ...