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South African traditional herbal medicines used during pregnancy and childbirth.
Many black South African women use traditional herbal remedies as antenatal medications or to induce or augment labour. Very little is known about the pharmacology and potential toxicity of the… Expand
Hyperacute rejection in human-kidney allografts-shwartzman or arthus reaction?
- J. Myburgh, I. Cohen, +5 authors P. J. van Blerk
- The New England journal of medicine
- 17 July 1969
Abstract The course of three patients indicated that both types of reaction, Shwartzman and Arthus-like, can occur in hyperacute rejection of human-kidney allografts and that the late histologic… Expand
Dynamic changes in sweat electrolyte composition induced by heat stress as an indication of acclimatization and aldosterone activity.
FIBRINOLYTIC ACTIVITY AND MUSCULAR EXERCISE IN HEAT.
The fibrinolytic activity of whole blood is increased by exposure to environmental heat stress. The increased fibrinolytic activity of muscular exercise is further increased if the muscular activity… Expand
Activity of intraperitoneal heparin during peritoneal dialysis.
A pharmacokinetic study of intraperitoneal heparin was undertaken in eleven chronic renal failure patients as a guide for its therapeutic use in peritoneal dialysis. The intraperitoneal heparin was… Expand
The caffeine contents of non-alcoholic beverages.
- G. Galasko, K. Furman, E. Alberts
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
The caffeine content of a number of non-alcoholic beverages was determined using HPLC. It was found that Diet Coke had a greater caffeine content than Coke (4.15 compared with 3.13 mg/fl oz), Tab is… Expand
Experimental paracetamol nephropathy and pyelonephritis in rats.
The nephrotoxicity of paracetamol (acetaminophen) administered to rats in doses of 300 mg/kg/day for periods up to 32 weeks was increased in the presence of experimentally induced pyelonephritis. The… Expand
Preliminary isolated organ studies using an aqueous extract of Clivia miniata leaves.
An infusion of Clivia miniata leaves is a traditional medicine taken by Black South African women to induce or augment labour. A boiling water extract of C. miniata leaves was studied for its… Expand
Acute hypervitaminosis A in an adult.
- K. Furman
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 June 1973
Acute hypervitaminosis A is rarely encountered in adults. The syndrome has been described in Arctic explorers and fisherman following ingestion of livers of polar bears, seals, sharks, kingfish,… Expand