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Drug-related problems among geriatric outpatients at a public sector hospital : an intervention study.
Introduction: Although drug-related problems (DRPs) are known to be prevalent in elderly patients, there are not many studies that have been performed in geriatric outpatients at public health facilities in South Africa. ...
A Comparison of upper and lower limb exercise in canoeists using the heart rate and oxygen consumption relationship
The heart rate achieved with maximal upper limb exercise is quoted as being on average thirteen beats per minute lower than when performing maximal leg exercise. Many canoeists use heart rate monitors during training and ...
The Effect of exhaustive exercise on lymphocyte apoptosis.
Post exercise lymphocytopenia is a well documented phenomenon. Studies have reported exercise induced DNA damage in leucocytes and have postulated a possible link to apoptosis. Five subjects of differing fitness levels ...
Antimicrobial and chemical analyses of selected bulbine species.
The use of plant materials for the treatment of various diseases is very common in African countries. As traditional medicine used by the rural people does not always have a proper scientific basis, research programmes ...
Factors influencing HAART adherence among private health care sector patients in a suburb of the Ethekwini Metro.
Background: The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) ushered in a new era in the management of the AIDS pandemic with new drugs, new strategies, new vigour from treating clinicians and enthusiasm on the ...
An economic impact analysis of the Comrades Marathon on the city of Durban.
Sport has become a major industry as well as a key cultural preoccupation in contemporary society. Cities are increasingly using major sporting events and activities to re-image themselves, promote urban development and ...
HIV and the metabolic syndrome.
Abstract not available.
Hypoglycaemic and renal effects of a bioactive plant extract in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.
Background: Evidence from our laboratories indicates that triterpene constituents of Syzygium cordatum (Hochst.) [Myrtaceae] crude leaf extracts can be used to treat diabetes mellitus. For the plant derived triterpenes to ...