Research Articles (Urology)

Research Articles (Urology)

 

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  • Bjorndahl, Lars; Barratt, Christopher L.R.; Mortimer, David; Agarwal, Ashok; Aitken, Robert J.; Alvarez, Juan G.; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Arver, Stefan; Baldi, Elisabetta; Bassas, Lluis; Boitrelle, Florence; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Carrell, Douglas T.; Castilla, Jose A.; Cerezo Parra; Parra, Gerardo Cerezo; Check, Jerome H.; Cuasnicu, Patricia S.; Darney, Sally Perreault; De Jager, Christiaan; De Jonge, Christopher J.; Drevet, Joel R.; Drobnis, Erma Z.; Du Plessis, Stefan S.; Eisenberg, Michael L.; Esteves, Sandro C.; Evgeni, Evangelini A.; Ferlin, Alberto; Garrido, Nicolas; Giwercman, Aleksander; Goovaerts, Ilse G.F.; Haugen, Trine B.; Henkel, Ralf; Henningsohn, Lars; Hofmann, Marie-Claude; Hotaling, James M.; Jedrzejczak, Piotr; Jouannet, Pierre; Jorgensen, Niels; Kirkman Brown, Jackson C.; Krausz, Csilla; Kurpisz, Maciej; Kvist, Ulrik; Lamb, Dolores J.; Levine, Hagai; Loveland, Kate L.; McLachlan, Robert, I.; Mahran, Ali; Maree, Liana; Da Silva, Sarah Martins; Mbizvo, Michael T.; Meinhardt, Andreas; Menkveld, Roelof; Mortimer, Sharon T.; Moskovtsev, Sergey; Muller, Charles H.; Jose Munuce, Maria; Muratori, Monica; Niederberger, Craig; O'Flaherty, Cristian; Oliva, Rafael; Ombelet, Willem; Pacey, Allan A.; Palladino, Michael A.; Ramasamy, Ranjith; Ramos, Liliana; Rives, Nathalie; Roldan, Eduardo Rs; Rothmann, Susan; Sakkas, Denny; Salonia, Andrea; Sanchez-Pozo, Maria Cristina; Sapiro, Rosanna; Schlatt, Stefan; Schlegel, Peter N.; Schuppe, Hans-Christian; Shah, Rupin; Skakkebaek, Niels E.; Teerds, Katja; Toskin, Igor; Tournaye, Herman; Turek, Paul J.; Van der Horst, Gerhard; Vazquez-Levin, Monica; Wang, Christina; Wetzels, Alex; Zeginiadou, Theodosia; Zini, Armand (Oxford University Press, 2022-10)
    Biomedical science is rapidly developing in terms of more transparency, openness and reproducibility of scientific publications. This is even more important for all studies that are based on results from basic semen ...
  • Paterson, Frances; Retief, Francois; Swart, Paul; Abdool, Zeelha (In House Publications, 2020-07)
    Perineal trauma is a common consequence of vaginal childbirth. This may be spontaneous or an iatrogenic event following an episiotomy, or a combination of the two. One UK study states that up to 85% of women experience ...
  • Dlamini, Zodwa; Mathabe, Kgomotso; Padayachy, Llewellyn; Marima, Rahaba; Evangelou, George; Syrigos, Konstantinos N.; Bianchi, Arianna; Lolas, Georgios; Hull, Rodney (MDPI, 2021-05)
    During development, as tissues expand and grow, they require circulatory, lymphatic, and nervous system expansion for proper function and support. Similarly, as tumors arise and develop, they also require the expansion ...
  • Marima, Rahaba; Hull, Rodney; Mathabe, Kgomotso; Setlai, Botle Precious; Batra, Jyotsna; Sartor, Oliver; Mehrotra, Ravi; Dlamini, Zodwa (e-Century Publishing, 2021-04)
    Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the leading causes of deaths in men globally. This is a heterogeneous and complex disease that urgently warrants further insight into its pathology. Developed countries have thus far the ...
  • Patrick, Sean Mark; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Van Wyk, Susan; Van Zijl, Magdelena Catherina; Huma, Mampedi; De Jager, Christiaan (Springer, 2020-04)
    The contribution of veterinary growth promoters (VGP) to the environmental burden of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) is largely unknown. At cattle feedlots, the excrement of cattle may contain VGPs, which can contaminate ...
  • Seshoka, M.F.; Van Zijl, Magdalena Catherina; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Barnhoorn, I.E.J. (NISC (Pty) Ltd and Informa UK Limited (trading as Taylor & Francis Group), 2021)
    Many chemicals released into the environment are believed to disrupt normal endocrine functions in humans and animals. A major group of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that could be responsible for reproductive defects ...
  • Gray, Peter B.; Meintjes, F.; Moshokwa, Evelyn; Mathabe, Kgomotso (Taylor and Francis, 2020)
    OBJECTIVE : We undertake qualitative research with men treated in a Pretoria, South Africa Oncology clinic to address men’s self-reported experiences on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). METHODS : Analyses rely upon 22 ...
  • Kasonga, Teddy Kabeya; Coetzee, Martie A.A.; Van Zijl, Magdalena Catherina; Momba, Maggy Ndombo Benteke (Elsevier, 2019-06)
    Various water treatment processes may be ineffective to remove pharmaceutical compounds (PhCs) and their by-products, leading to endocrine-disruptive activity that might be detrimental to wildlife and human health. This ...
  • Kasonga, Teddy Kabeya; Coetzee, Martie A.A.; Van Zijl, Magdalena Catherina; Momba, Maggy Ndombo Benteke (Elsevier, 2019-08)
    In term of pharmaceutical and their intermediate compounds analysis, UPLC/MS method is a valuable equipment to achieve better confirmation on their biodegradation by fungi. The T47DKBluc reporter gene assay is an ...
  • Theron, Francois; Wilson, V.; Scriba, E.; Campbell, R.; Van Zyl, M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019)
    Recent research on the standard of care and related quality of life of the spinal cord-afflicted community in South Africa (SA) has revealed significant gaps in practice, and challenges regarding levels of care and access ...
  • De Jager, Christiaan; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Van Zijl, Magdalena Catherina; Hayward, Stefan; Swart, Pieter; Genthe, Bettina (Taylor and Francis, 2019)
    Cling films comprise of plasticizers which are known endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). Cling films are commonly used for food packaging and EDCs may leach into food, increasing exposure, leading to adverse health ...
  • Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Van Zijl, Magdalena Catherina; Swart, Pieter; Truebody, Barry; Genthe, Bettina; Charmier, Jessica; De Jager, Christiaan (IWA Publishing, 2018-04)
    Potential endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are present in bottled water from various countries. In South Africa (SA), increased bottled water consumption and concomitant increases in plastic packaging create important ...
  • Misra, Ankita; Longnecker, Matthew P.; Dionisio, Kathie L.; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Travlos, Gregory S.; Brar, Sukhdev; Whitworth, Kristina W. (Elsevier, 2018-10)
    Though literature suggests a positive association between use of biomass fuel for cooking and inflammation, few studies among women in rural South Africa exist. We included 415 women from the South African Study of Women ...
  • Levine, Hagai; Mohri, Hideo; Ekbom, Anders; Ramos, Liliana; Parker, Geoff; Roldan, Eduardo; Jovine, Luca; Koelle, Sabine; Lindstrand, Anna; Immler, Simone; Mortimer, Sharon; Mortimer, David; Van der Horst, Gerhard; Ishijima, Sumio; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Baldi, Elisabetta; Menkveld, Roelof; Rothmann, Susan A.; Giwercman, Aleksander; Giwercman, Yvonne; Holmberg, Mats; Kvist, Ulrik; Bjorndahl, Lars; Holmberg, Rebecka; Arver, Stefan; Flanagan, John; Drevet, Joel R (BioMed Central, 2018-10-29)
    On the occasion of the XIIIth International Symposium on Spermatology held from 9 to 13 May 2018 in Stockholm (Sweden), participants (guest speakers and audience) collectively felt the need to make a public statement on ...
  • Adam, Ahmed; Claassen, Frederik; Coovadia, Ashraf; De Maayer, Tim; Fockema, Margaret; Fredericks, Joy; Gottlich, Errol; Grindell, Lizelle; Haffejee, Mohamed; Lazarus, John; Levy, Cecil; Mathabe, Kgomotso; McCulloch, Mignon; Moonsamy, Glenda; Moshokwa, Evelyn; Mutambirwa, Shingai; Patel, Haroun; Van der Merwe, Andre; Van Heerden, Izak J.; Van Vijk, Frans; Deshpande, Aniruddh; Smith, Grahame; Hoebeke, Piet (Elsevier, 2018-03)
    INTRODUCTION : Enuresis (or Nocturnal Enuresis) is defined as discreet episodes of urinary incontinence duringsleep in children over 5 years of age in the absence of congenital or acquired neurological disorders. RECOMMENDATIONS ...
  • Eskenazi, Brenda; An, Sookee; Rauch, Stephen A.; Coker, Eric S.; Maphula, Angelina; Obida, Muvhulawa; Crause, Madelein; Kogut, Katherine R.; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Chevrier, Jonathan (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2018-04-06)
    BACKGROUND : Although indoor residual spraying (IRS) with dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and pyrethroids effectively controls malaria, it potentially increases human exposure to these insecticides. Previous studies ...
  • Leusch, Frederic D.L.; Neale, Peta A.; Arnal, Charlotte; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Balaguer, Patrick; Bruchet, Auguste; Escher, Beate I.; Esperanza, Mar; Grimaldi, Marina; Leroy, Gaela; Scheurer, Marco; Schlichting, Rita; Schriks, Merijn; Hebert, Armelle (Elsevier, 2018-08)
    The aquatic environment can contain numerous micropollutants and there are concerns about endocrine activity in environmental waters and the potential impacts on human and ecosystem health. In this study a complementary ...
  • Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Delport, Rhena; Farías, Paulina; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Patrick, Sean Mark; Millar, Robert P.; De Jager, Christiaan (Elsevier, 2018-04)
    DDT [1, 1, 1-trichloro-2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)-ethane] compounds are used for indoor residual spraying (IRS) to control malaria mosquitoes. DDT is an endocrine disruptor chemical in experimental conditions, but little is ...
  • Gaspar, Fraser W.; Chevrier, Jonathan; Quiros-Alcala, Lesliam; Lipsitt, Jonah M.; Barr, Dana Boyd; Holland, Nina; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Eskenazi, Brenda (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2017-07-07)
    BACKGROUND : Although indoor residual spraying (IRS) is an effective tool for malaria control, its use contributes to high insecticide exposure in sprayed communities and raises concerns about possible unintended health ...
  • Van Zijl, Magdalena Catherina; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Swart, Pieter; Hayward, Stefan; Genthe, Bettina; De Jager, Christiaan (Elsevier, 2017-11)
    Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are ubiquitous in the environment and have been detected in drinking water from various countries. Although various water treatment processes can remove EDCs, chemicals can also migrate ...

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