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SAMRC established in 1969 with a mandate to improve the health of the country's population, through research, development and technology transfer, so that people can enjoy a better quality of life. The scope of the organisation's research projects includes tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular and non-communicable diseases, gender and health, and alcohol and other drug abuse.
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Association of deworming with reduced eosinophilia: implications of HIV/AIDS and co-endemic diseases (2003)Eosinophil counts in venous blood were monitored during a randomized controlled deworming trial (n = 155 children) that lasted for a year, and in a whole-school deworming programme (range 174-256 children) of 2 years' ...
(2003)This study shows for the first time the accumulation of fumonisin mycotoxins in human hair of population clusters exposed to contaminated maize, and thus the feasibility of human hair analysis for the assessment of past ...
Association between arterial compliance and anthropometry of children from four ethnic groups in South Africa: the Thusa bana study (2003)Aim: To investigate whether associations and differences exist regarding the arterial compliance, dietary intake and anthropometric parameters of children of four different ethnic groups in South Africa. Study design: In ...
The 7-Year change in the prevalence of insulin resistance, inflammatory biomarkers, and their determinants in an urban South African population. (2020-05-22)Background Insulin resistance (IR) and subclinical inflammation are involved in pathological pathways leading to the development of biological cardiovascular risk factors and subsequent cardiovascular events. Therefore, ...
Influence of the G2 cell cycle block abrogator pentoxifylline on the expression and subcellular location of cyclin B1 and p34(cdc2) in HeLa cervical carcinoma cells (1999)Abstract. The progression of cells from G2 into mitosis in mainly controlled by formation of the cyclin B1/p34cdc2 complex. The behavior of this complex in the irradiation-induced G2 cell cycle delay is still unclear. A ...