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  • Marais, Andre (MedPharm Publications, 2016)
    Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common condition worldwide. It is characterised by numerous upper gastrointestinal tract symptoms, but patients mainly present with heartburn and regurgitation. Various causes ...
  • Marais, Andre (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    Allergic conjunctivitis is a common condition encountered by the healthcare professional. Several factors have been implicated as possible causes and almost all involve an IgE mediated immune response. Symptoms may vary ...
  • Marais, Andre (Plus 50 Media (Pty) Ltd., 2015-05)
    The signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease differ from normal age-related changes. Declining memory starts from around 40, and it is normal to experience changes in memory as you grow older, but memory loss that disrupts ...
  • Marais, Andre (MedPharm Publications, 2015)
    “Swimmer’s ear” or acute otitis externa is a common condition involving the exterior part of the ear, including the ear canal and the pinna. Inflammation and pain are the main features, with bacterial infection mainly due ...
  • Marais, Andre; Steenkamp, Vanessa; Du Plooy, Wim J. (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015-01)
    BACKGROUND : Herbal medications are used worldwide for a variety of diseases and conditions. Patients often elect not to disclose their herbal use history, or health care practitioners fail to enquire about specific ...
  • Marais, Andre (MedPharm Publications, 2015)
    Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is defined as a chronic symptom-based disease that affects the upper gastrointestinal tract, resulting in mucosal damage caused by the retrograde flow of gastric acid from the ...
  • Marais, Andre (MedPharm Publications, 2016)
    Hypercholesterolaemia is a chronic disease that affects up to 53% of the global population.1 Lifestyle modification and early diagnosis plays an important role in the management of this condition. Various cholesterol ...
  • Marais, Andre (2006-03-13)
    This was a chemical laboratory study. The main focus was to evaluate the chemical stability of Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort), Ginkgo biloba and Piper methysticum (Kava Kava) under unfavourable environmental conditions. ...
  • Marais, Andre (Plus 50 Media (Pty) Ltd, 2016-06)
    To wake up every day with some kind of body pain or stiff muscles is a common occurrence as one grows older. This can be attributed to a variety of conditions; some are related to an increase in age, while others may have ...
  • Marais, Andre (Plus 50 Media (Pty) Ltd., 2016-08)
    Current life expectancy, as determined by the World Health Organization in 2015, estimates males to live for about 71 years and females for approximately 73 years. On average, South Africa has lower life expectancy, with ...
  • Marais, Andre (MedPharm Publications, 2015)
    The inability to attain or maintain a penile erection sufficient for sexual intercourse is a common problem experienced by a third of men over the age of 40 years. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a debilitating disease which ...
  • Marais, Andre (MedPharm Publications, 2016)
    Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a trivial condition with a prevailing incidence worldwide. Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (PDE-5) have revolutionised the treatment of ED and are regarded as one of the most successful drug ...
  • Marais, Andre (MedPharm Publications, 2016)
    Obesity is a growing phenomenon and a global concern. It is well-known that it plays a significant role in the development of several preventable diseases. The physiological mechanisms in regulating energy intake and ...
  • Marais, Andre (Plus 50 Media (Pty) Ltd., 2015-05)
    Prostaat- en blaasprobleme is vir 'n man glad nie 'n aangename onderwerp van bespreking nie, maar Junie is internasionale mannegesondheidsmaand en daarom is 'n paar kwessies rakende die "oumansklier" ter sake. Daar is volop ...