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Promoting oral health in South Africa: public perceptions of water fluoridation.
Public knowledge of water fluoridation (WF), sources of information, purpose of WF and the level of support for the implementation of WF was assessed in South Africa. Of the 2229 respondents interviewed, 23 per cent had ...
A prospective evaluation of children under the age of 5 years living in the same household as adults with recently diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis
SETTING: A South African suburb with a high tuberculosis incidence (>800/100 000). OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of tuberculosis infection and disease in children less than 5 years of age who were in close household ...
Carotid stent-assisted angioplasty
We present the results of the first 33 patients who underwent carotid stent-assisted angioplasty at the Heart Unit of Panorama Medi-Clinic between March 1995 and June 1996. Intravascular stents (48 Palmaz-Schatz and 1 Wall ...
Student attitudes to dentistry in South African dental schools.
The present study investigated student motives for choosing dentistry in five South African dental schools. An attitude questionnaire was complied and administered to all entering students at these schools. The study ...
The histopathologic spectrum of erythema induratum of Bazin
Erythema induratum of Bazin is a tuberculid that is strongly associated with tuberculosis. Clinically, erythema induratum of Bazin shows recurrent tender subcutaneous nodules that occur mainly on the calves of women with ...
Papular urticaria: A histopathologic study of 30 patients
Papular urticaria is the result of hypersensitivity (id-reaction) to bites from certain insects such as mosquitoes gnats, fleas, mites, and bedbugs. Papular urticaria is common in childhood and is characterized by symmetrically ...
Analysis of spinocerebellar ataxia types 1, 2, 3, and 6, dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy, and Friedreich's ataxia genes in spinocerebellar ataxia patients in the UK
Accurate clinical diagnosis of the spino-cerebellar ataxias (SCAs) can be diffcult because of overlap in phenotype with other disorders and variation in clinical manifestations. Six SCA loci have been mapped and four disease ...
Intrauterine insemination after ovarian stimulation with clomiphene citrate: Predictive potential of inseminating motile count and sperm morphology
This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the prognostic value of the inseminating motile count (IMC) and sperm morphology (using strict criteria) on success rates after homologous intrauterine insemination (IUI) combined ...
Semen parameters in a fertile versus subfertile population: A need for change in the interpretation of semen testing
This prospectively designed study was conducted to compare a fertile and a subfertile population so as to define normal values for different semen parameters. Semen analyses were performed according to the World Health ...
Significance and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy
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