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Cardiovascular disease is the third most common cause of death in Tshepong Hospital in the western Transvaal, and the most common cause of death in patients older than 35 years. A prospective study was undertaken which included limited necropsies in 90 of the 167 cardiovascular disease deaths over 1 year. A reliable mortality pattern for cardiovascular(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess whether there is a relation between body-image and self-consciousness and if there are any sex differences on measures of these two concepts. A total of 267 undergraduates, 56 men and 211 women whose ages ranged from 19 to 25 years, were tested. Analysis indicated a significant negative correlation between body-image(More)
This study investigated possible changes in head posture after insertion of complete dentures in patients who had been edentulous for at least 6 months. The craniovertical angle was measured with a plastic ruler and protractor assembly, which was aligned with dots made on the skin over the zygomatic arch. Readings were made before denture insertion,(More)
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