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The effects of physical and psychological stress on the behaviour and neurochemistry of rats
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
Stress is considered one of the major factors involved in the pathogenesis of affective disorders, for example, direct and indirect exposure to terrorist attacks or being subjected to subtle victimization. There is a long ...
β-cell response to high fat diet induced metabolic demands in the obese Wistar rat
(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; ...