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The utilisation of lucerne (Medicago sativa): a review
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2013)
Purpose – The aim of this review is to focus on the potential utilisation of lucerne which could contribute more effectively to human nutrition and food sustainability. It aims to explore a proposed cycle for the promotion ...
Inhibition of monoamine oxidase by phthalide analogues
Based on recent reports that the small molecules, isatin and phthalimide, are suitable scaffolds for the design of high potency monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, the present study examines the MAO inhibitory properties ...
Exploring the link between cardiovascular reactivity and end–organ damage in African and Caucasian men: the SABPA study
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
BACKGROUND Heart failure in the African population is reaching alarming levels. Increased afterload as a result of increased vasoconstriction during stress may lead to impaired ventricular function and stroke volume (SV) ...
Measurement invariance of the Mental Health Continuum–Short Form (MHC–SF) across three cultural groups
This study investigated the factorial structure and invariance of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF) across cultural groups from three nations, namely, the Netherlands, South Africa, and Iran (N = 1120). The ...
Evidence that fibrinogen y' regulates plasma clot structure and lysis and relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in black Africans
(The American Society of Hematology, 2013)
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Experiences of social workers in investigating child sexual abuse
(Unisa Press, 2013)
International guidelines for the in vivo assessment of skin properties in non–clinical settings: part 1. pH
Background: Skin surface pH is known to influence the dissolution and partitioning of chemicals and may influence exposures that lead to skin diseases. Non-clinical environments (e.g. workplaces) are highly variable, ...
Depression, cardiometabolic function and left ventricular hypertrophy in African men and women: the SABPA study
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Depressive symptoms are associated with an increased risk for developing cardiovascular diseases, driven by its link to the metabolic syndrome (MetS). This phenomenon, however, still needs to be investigated in the African ...
Exploring home visits in a faith community as a service-learning opportunity
Background: Within South Africa the Psychiatric Nursing Science curriculum in undergraduate Baccalaureate nursing education utilizes home visits as a service-learning opportunity. In this context faith communities ...
A comparison of the association between glomerular filtration and L-arginine status in HIV-infected and uninfected African men: the SAfrEIC study
(Nature Publishing Group, 2013)
Hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide, is increasing significantly in urbanised South Africans. Impaired glomerular filtration is a potential contributor to hypertension. Although HIV ...