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    • Formulation and topical delivery of niosomes and proniosomes containing carnosine 

      Lundie, Martha Maria (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Wiechers (2008:1-18) explains that the efficacy of a biologically active cosmetic product depends on both the intrinsic activity of the active, as well as the delivery of the active. This study aimed to deliver the ...
    • Pheroid® technology in the transdermal delivery of selected non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 

      Kilian, Dewald (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2015)
      Drug delivery through the skin still remains an area that enjoys active research with much of the research focusing on physical or chemical methods to reversibly alter the skin’s permeability to compounds because of the ...
    • Topical delivery of artemether, encapsulated in niosome and proniosome carriers 

      Van der Merwe, Chantell (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Artemisia annua is a Chinese herb discovered by Chinese scientists in 1971. Artemisinin was extracted from this herb and used as a Chinese medicine named Qinghaosu. Artemether (ARM) is a derivative from the artemisinin ...
    • Transdermal diffusion stability and clinical efficacy of cosmetic formulations containing Rosa rubiginosa rosehip seed oil 

      Van der Walt, Anina Christene (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      This study aimed at investigating cosmeceutical product development from concept to clinical efficacy testing, using Rosa rubiginosa rosehip seed oil, sourced from Southern African soil. Rosehip seed oil contains various ...
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      Crouch, Simone Heather (North-West University (South Africa), Potchefstroom Campus, 2018)
      Motivation It is well-known that both a high-salt diet and obesity are risk factors for the development of hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Several studies have suggested a link between dietary sodium and obesity. ...