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Incidence of malnutrition as measured using specific anthropometric and biochemical parameters and its relationship with chemotoxicity in children with nephroblastoma admitted to Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital between 2004-2012.
Introduction: The prevalence of malnutrition in children with cancer in developing countries is reported to be as high as 69%. Malnutrition is worse in developing countries as the diagnosis of cancer may be delayed due to ...
The effect of Lactobacillus reuteri supplementation on anthropometric measurements, lung function and lung infections in a cystic fibrosis population in KwaZulu-Natal.
BACKGROUND: Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients grow poorly and tend to be malnourished. They frequently suffer from lung infections necessitating the repeated use of antibiotics. AIM: This study was conducted to determine ...
Anthropometric status and dietary habits of registered nurses, enrolled nurses and enrolled nursing auxilliaries workng at a private hospital in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
The prevalence of overweight and obesity has been increasing over the years, particularly in South Africa (SA). A major contributor to this is poor lifestyle choices such as unhealthy diets and sedentary lifestyles. The ...