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During the start of the first wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, two
family physicians in Tshwane, South Africa, reviewed the people at high-risk within their
Health Catchment Area. The largest ...
(Women's Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC), 2021-04)
Vitamin D is a potent immune system modulator; its deficiency correlates with increased susceptibility to infections. We evaluated the status of maternal serum vitamin D in women with spontaneous preterm birth. In this ...
(Women's Health and Action Research Centre, 2021-04)
Although issues pertaining to infertility affect both males and females, women often become victims of stigmatization and rejection, making them susceptible to emotional pain and suffering. Due to these psychosocial problems, ...
(MDPI Publishing, 2021-10-30)
This paper reviews the threat of citrus pathogens during citrus production, with a focus
on two pre-harvest diseases, citrus leaf spot, caused by Alternaria alternata (Fr.) Keissl. (1912) and
brown rot, caused by ...
BACKGROUND : Human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
(HIV/AIDS) causes impairment to the immune system, which then leads to
immunocompromised conditions, and allows for opportunistic infection ...