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Prevalence of comorbidities in women with and without breast cancer in Soweto, South Africa: results from the SABC study
Background. Comorbidities occurring concurrently in breast cancer patients can be burdensome, as they may negatively influence time and stage of presentation. Objectives. To describe the comorbid health conditions among ...
Association of predicted 10 years cardiovascular mortality risk with duration of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected individuals in Durban, South Africa
Background: South Africa has the largest population of human immunodefciency virus (HIV) infected patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) realising the benefts of increased life expectancy. However, this population may ...
Differences between bone mineral density, lean and fat mass of HIV-positive and HIV-negative black women
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
Objectives: To investigate the differences between bone mineral density (BMD), lean and fat mass of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-) positive and HIV-negative black women and to investigate factors associated with low ...
Salutogenic versus Pathogenic metaphorical language usage in South Africa's National HIV/AIDS Education Policy
(North-West University, 2019)
This study explored the use of metaphorical language in South Africa’s national HIV/AIDS education policy, and to what extent the metaphorical messages conveyed about HIV and AIDS in the policy are essentially health ...