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    • "You must carry your wheelchair" : barriers to accessing healthcare in a South African rural area 

      Vergunst, Richard; Swartz, Leslie; Mji, Gubela; MacLachlan, Malcolm; Mannan, Hasheem (Co-Action Publishing, 2015-10-01)
      Background: There is international evidence that people with disabilities face barriers when accessing primary healthcare services and that there is inadequate information about effective interventions that work to ...

    • Young breast cancer patients in the developing world : incidence, choice of surgical treatment and genetic factors 

      Kruger, W. M.; Apffelstaedt, J. P. (Medpharm Publications, 2007-10)
      Carcinoma of the breast is the most common cause of cancer in women in Western society. Although breast cancer occurs predominantly in older premenopausal and postmenopausal women, it also occurs in young women. Literature ...

    • 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 ...