• ZAMSTAR, The Zambia South Africa TB and HIV Reduction study : design of a 2x2 factorial community randomized trial 

      Ayles, Helen M.; Sismanidis, Charalambos; Beyers, Nulda; Hayes, Richard J.; Godfrey-Faussett, Peter (BioMed Central, 2008-11)
      Background: TB and HIV form a deadly synergy in much of the developing world, especially Africa. Interventions to reduce the impact of these diseases at community level are urgently needed. This paper presents the design ...
    • Zinc and platelet membrane microviscosity in Alzheimer's disease. The in vivo effect of zinc on platelet membranes and cognition 

      Potocnik, F. C. V.; Van Rensburg, S. J.; Park, C.; Taljaard, J. J. F.; Emsley, R. A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1997)
      Objectives. To investigate the effects of oral zinc supplementation on: (i) plasma zinc concentrations; (ii) platelet membrane microviscosity in vivo; and (iii) cognitive function of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. ...
    • The Zollinger-Ellison syndrome : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Louwrens, H.; Esterhuizen, N.; Falck, V. C.; Du Toit, L. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      A vagotomy and antrectomy was performed on a 15-year-old boy with malignant gastrinoma for emergency control of massive upper gastro-intestinal haemorrhage from a large posterior penetrating duodenal ulcer in the presence ...
    • Zoonotic Mycobacterium bovis : induced tuberculosis in humans 

      Muller, Borna; Durr, Salome; Alonso, Silvia; Hattendorf, Jan; Laisse, Claudio J. M.; Parsons, Sven D. C.; Van Helden, Paul D.; Zinsstag, Jakob (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013-06)
      We aimed to estimate the global occurrence of zoonotic tuberculosis (TB) caused by Mycobacterium bovis or M. caprae infections in humans by performing a multilingual, systematic review and analysis of relevant scientific ...
    • The β-adrenoceptor and endocrine abnormalities in juvenile depression 

      Carstens, M. E.; Taljaard, J. J. F.; Van Zyl, A. M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1990)
      Neuro-endocrine disturbances were determined in juvenile depressives and possible correlations with biochemical abnormalities investigated. It was established that, as in adult depressives, the young also showed a high ...
    • β-cell response to high fat diet induced metabolic demands in the obese Wistar rat 

      Roux, Candice Rene (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction: A westernized diet rich in saturated fats and sugars, together with a sedentary lifestyle, has contributed to the dramatic increase in obesity during the last decade (Zimmett et al, 2001; ...