• Advancing research ethics training in Southern Africa (ARESA) 

      Moodley, Keymanthri; Rennie, Stuart (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-12)
      Southern Africa is a research-rich environment in which research ethics review is critical. The research ethics review system is well established but considerable variability in capacity and training exists among the various ...
    • Alcohol, aspirin, depression, smoking, stress and the patient with a gastric ulcer 

      Bock, O. A. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1976-02)
      It would seem that a gastric ulcer is the product of an interaction between chronic gastritis, the acid (and pepsin) of the gastric juice, and one or more precipitating factors. In a group of 194 consecutive patients with ...
    • Allergic asthma in different population groups in the western Cape : causative and complicating factors 

      Joubert, J. R.; Brink, S.; Hentzen, G. M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1988-02)
      Allergic asthma is a disease with a well-defined aetiology, the recognition and elimination of which could be achieved with relatively simple and inexpensive prophylactic treatment. Some of the well-known factors - respiratory ...
    • Amoebic lung abscesses : a case report 

      Snyders, F. A.; Welke, H. G. E. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1989-04)
      A case of multiple amoebic lung abscesses without indication of direct extension from a subclinical liver abscess, which delayed correct diagnosis, is reported. Severe constitutional symptoms, life-threatening haemoptysis ...
    • Brucella-keratokonjunktivitis 

      Van Rooyen, M. M. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1981)
      A case is described in which the rubber cap of a vial containing Brucella abortus vaccine came off accidentally and some of the contents splashed in the eyes of a veterinarian. A uni-ocular keratoconjunctivitis developed. ...
    • Challenges in biobank governance in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Staunton, Ciara; Moodley, Keymanthri (BioMed Central, 2013-09)
      Background: Biological sample and data transfer within and out of Africa is steeped in controversy With the H3Africa project now aiming to establish biobanks in Africa, it is essential that there are ethical and ...
    • Clinical experience with amikacin, a new aminoglycoside antibiotic 

      Theron, F. P.; De Kock, M. A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1977)
      [No abstract available]
    • Coordinated autophagy modulation overcomes glioblastoma chemoresistance through disruption of mitochondrial bioenergetics 

      Kriel, Jurgen; Muller-Nedebock, Kristian; Maarman, Gerald; Mbizana, Siyasanga; Ojuka, Edward; Klumperman, Bert; Loos, Ben (Nature Research, 2018-07-09)
      Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) is known to be one of the most malignant and aggressive forms of brain cancer due to its resistance to chemotherapy. Recently, GBM was found to not only utilise both oxidative phosphorylation ...
    • Correlative Light-Electron Microscopy detects lipopolysaccharide and its association with fibrin fibres in Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 

      De Waal, Greta M.; Engelbrecht, Lize; Davis, Tanja; De Villiers, Willem J. S.; Kell, Douglas B.; Pretorius, Etheresia (Nature Research, 2018-11-14)
      Many chronic diseases, including those classified as cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, or autoimmune, are characterized by persistent inflammation. The origin of this inflammation is mostly unclear, but it is typically ...
    • Diet and heart disease in the 1980s 

      Rossouw, J. E. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1983)
      In a climate of increasing concern about the high incidence of coronary heart disease in South Africa, calls are increasingly being made for South Africans to alter their diet. Can this exhortation be justified, and are ...
    • Discourse of final-year medical students during clinical case presentations 

      Botha, H.; Van Schalkwyk, G. I.; Bezuidenhout, J.; Van Schalkwyk, S. C. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2011-06)
      Introduction: The need for medical students to adopt a discourse appropriate to the field is repeatedly emphasised by teaching staff during lectures and ward rounds. The acquisition of such discourse is often not assessed, ...
    • Enhanced oxidative stress and other potential biomarkers for retinopathy in type 2 diabetics : beneficial effects of the nutraceutic supplements 

      Roig-Revert, Maria J.; Lleo-Perez, Antonio; Zanon-Moreno, Vicente; Vivar-Llopis, Barbara; Marin-Montiel, Juan; Dolz-Marco, Rosa; Alonso-Munoz, Luis; Albert-Fort, Mara; Lopez-Galvez, Maria I.; Galarreta-Mira, David; Garcia-Esparza, Maria F.; Galbis-Estrada, Carmen; Marco-Ramirez, Carla; Shoaie-Nia, Kian; Sanz-Gonzalez, Silvia M.; Vila-Bou, Vicente; Bendala-Tufanisco, Elena; Garcia-Medina, Jose J.; Nucci, Carlo; Gallego-Pinazo, Roberto; Arevalo, J. Fernando; Pinazo-Duran, Maria D.; Valencia Study on Diabetic Retinopathy (VSDR) (Hindawi, 2015)
      We have studied the global risk of retinopathy in a Mediterranean population of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients, according to clinical, biochemical, and lifestyle biomarkers. The effects of the oral supplementation ...
    • Estimating the resources needed and savings anticipated from roll-out of adult male circumcision in sub-Saharan Africa 

      Auvert, Bertran; Marseille, Elliot; Korenromp, Eline L.; Lloyd-Smith, James; Sitta, Remi; Taljaard, Dirk; Pretorius, Carel; Williams, Brian; Kahn, James G. (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2008-08)
      Background: Trials in Africa indicate that medical adult male circumcision (MAMC) reduces the risk of HIV by 60%. MAMC may avert 2 to 8 million HIV infections over 20 years in sub-Saharan Africa and cost less than treating ...
    • Gastric juice carcino-embryonic antigen estimation : a useful additional test in the diagnosis of gastric carcinoma? 

      Van Eeden, P. J.; Bezuidenhout, D. J. J.; Kock, J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      There is a high incidence of gastric carcinoma in the coloured population of the Western Cape. Diagnostic tests other than barium meal examination or gastroscopy were investigated. In this study 50 patients were assessed ...
    • Die Geneeskunde Opleidingskompleks, Parowvallei 

      Brink A. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1975)
      The building complex erected for training in the area of medicine is described in relation to the thinking which forms the background for these physical facilities. Provision is made for training of students in medicine, ...
    • High HIV prevalence in an early cohort of hospital admissions with COVID-19 in Cape Town, South Africa 

      Parker, A.; Koegelenberg, C. F. N.; Moolla, M. S.; Louw, E. H.; Mowlana, A.; Nortje, A.; Ahmed, R.; Brittain, N.; Lalla, U.; Allwood, B. W.; Prozesky, H.; Schrueder, N.; Taljaard, J. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2020)
      Background. South Africa (SA) has a high prevalence of HIV and tuberculosis. Cape Town was the SA metropole most affected in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Early observational data from Africa may provide ...
    • HIV infection is associated with a lower incidence of constriction in presumed tuberculous pericarditis : a prospective observational study 

      Ntsekhe, Mpiko; Wiysonge, Charles S.; Gumedze, Freedom; Maartens, Gary; Commerford, Patrick J.; Volmink, Jimmy A.; Mayosi, Bongani M. (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2008-04)
      Background: Pericardial constriction is a serious complication of tuberculous pericardial effusion that occurs in up to a quarter of patients despite anti-tuberculosis chemotheraphy. The impact of human immunodeficiency ...
    • Introducing an e-learning solution for medical education in Liberia 

      Walsh, S.; De Villiers, M. R.; Golakai, V. K. (Levy Library Press, 2018)
      Background: The Ebola virus epidemic and civil war in Liberia left the country in need of strengthening the health workforce. E-learning in medical education provides relevant learning opportunities for students, develops ...
    • Lipoid proteinosis : a case report 

      Hardcastle, S. W.; Rosenstrauch, W. J. C. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1984)
      A 31-year-old Coloured man was admitted to Tygerberg Hospital in 1981 with hoarseness, hyperkeratotic skin lesions and nodules on the eyelids. There was a history of an episode of loss of consciousness. Skull radiographs ...
    • Medical art - A brief general overview, and its development in South Africa 

      Van der Bijl, Pieter (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2001)
      [No abstract available]