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Stress and re-stress increases conditioned taste aversion learning in rats: possible frontal cortical and hippocampal muscarinic receptor involvement
Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder are often precipitated by sensory cues in the form of visual, auditory, olfactory and gustatory “flashbacks” resulting in enhanced fear-memory consolidation and the characteristic ...
Transport of aspalathin, a rooibos tea flavonoid, across the skin and intestinal epithelium
Since Rooibos tea contains high levels of flavonoid antioxidants with potential health benefits when taken orally or applied topically, the quantity of the antioxidants crossing the physiological barriers is of scientific, ...
Prescribing patterns of medicine classified as 'antidepressants' in South African children and adolescents
Die algemene doelstelling van hierdie studie was om die voorskrifpatrone van middels wat as 'antidepressante' geklassifiseer word (hierna verwys na as slegs antidepressante) wat vir kinders en adolessente in die Suid-Afrikaanse ...
Asthma control limitations in selected primary health care clinics
Primary health care services worldwide are currently experiencing many quality-related problems. Efforts to improve these services appear to be sporadic and unsatisfactory. Investigations have revealed (Sharma & Sharma ...
Appearance of antidepressant-like effect by sildenafil in rats after central muscarinic receptor blockade: evidence from behavioural and neuro-receptor studies
The phosphodiesterase (PDE) 5 inhibitor sildenafil has been shown to display psychotropic actions in humans and animals, and has been used for the treatment of antidepressant-associated erectile dysfunction. However, its ...
Effects of the cosurfactant 1-butanol and feed composition on nanoparticle properties
The concentration of the cosurfactant 1-butanol (BuOH) determined the polymer weight and size for a series of poly(styrene-co-methyl methacrylate)s (P(St-co-MMA)) synthesized by the free-radical (o/w) microemulsion technique. ...
Effect of penetration modifiers on the dermal and transdermal delivery of drugs and cosmetic active ingredients
In this study the effect of 2 penetration modifiers, dimethyl isosorbide (DMI) and diethylene glycol monoethyl ether (DGME) on the skin delivery of hydroquinone (HQ), salicylic acid (SA) and octadecenedioic acid (DIOIC) ...
The importance of including toxicity assays when screening plant extracts for antimalarial activity
(Academic Journals, 2009)
Identifying plant extracts as sources of antimalarial compounds needs to be addressed as numerous studies screen extracts without the means of eliminating extracts that are merely cytotoxic. Fifty-nine organic solvent ...
Prevalence of drug-drug interactions of antiretroviral agents in the private health care sector in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2008)
Objectives. Human immunodefiency virus (HIV) infection can be effectively treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), requiring concomitant administration of three to four different agents, often with a ...
Exploring the validity of the values-in-action inventory of strengths (VIA-IS) in an African context
(Elliott & Fitzpatrick, 2008)