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    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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; ...

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      Burnhams, Nadine Harker; Parry, Charles; Laubscher, Ria; London, Leslie (BioMed Central, 2014-03-04)
      Introduction: Harmful alcohol use can compromise worker health and productivity. Persons employed in safetysensitive occupations are particularly vulnerable to hazardous alcohol use and its associated risks. This study ...