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A Radiological Assessment of the Prevalence of Osteoporosis in Male Patients Seen in a South African Hospital: A Retrospective Analysis.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Osteoporosis. 5/4/2022, p1-6. 6p.

Abstract:Developing countries are predicted to bear the burden of osteoporosis in the coming decades. The prevalence of osteoporosis in South African men is unknown, but is thought to be rare. Opportunistic screening for osteoporosis can be performed using quan...

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Promise or precarity? South African attitudes towards the automation revolution.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Development Southern Africa. Jul2022, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p498-515. 18p.

Abstract:Rapid technological advancement has prompted growing debate about the promise and challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) for societies. Some believe it will improve efficiency, productivity and quality of life, while others emphasise the ...

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Prevalence and Trajectory of COVID-19-Associated Hypercoagulability Using Serial Thromboelastography in a South African Population.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Critical Care Research & Practice. 12/22/2021, p1-9. 9p.

Abstract:Introduction: The coagulation abnormalities resulting from severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) have been attributed to inflammation and subsequent cytokine storm. Thromboelastography (TEG) is a point-of-care test used to assess...

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Being me: Content and context in South African adolescents' identity development.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Current Psychology. Apr2022, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p2184-2193. 10p.

Abstract:This study explored the evaluative nature, relational orientation, and salience of various domain-specific content areas in the identity narratives of an under-researched group of adolescents and emerging adults living in central South Africa. Particip...

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South African youth's understanding of feelings, thoughts and behaviours: Implications for the development of CBT-based mental health interventions.

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Source(s):Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy. Sep2022, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p447-461. 15p.

Abstract:Background: Mental health problems are common in youth in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), including South Africa. Preventative interventions, based on cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), delivered in schools, have been found to alleviate sympt...

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Snakes and ladders and loaded dice: Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa between 2008 and 2017.

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Source(s):South African Journal of Economics. Jun2022, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p214-242. 29p.

Abstract:Longitudinal surveys allow us to understand how markers of (dis)advantage determine present material welfare and economic upward or downward mobility over time. In this paper, we use five waves of panel data to empirically assess the extent and dynamic...

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Fungal diversity in the gut microbiome of young South African children.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC Microbiology. 8/17/2022, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p1-11. 11p.

Abstract:Background: The fungal microbiome, or mycobiome, is a poorly described component of the gut ecosystem and little is known about its structure and development in children. In South Africa, there have been no culture-independent evaluations of the child ...

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Are Robots Taking Over? Technological Advancements and Investor Risk Tolerance.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Acta Universitatis Danubius: Oeconomica. 2021, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p7-27. 21p.

Abstract:The banking industry is being overhauled by robots. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the most recent technological breakthrough made in the banking industry. There is a wide range of variables that influence investor risk tolerance which has previously ...

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"I feel like it is asking if he is a stalker … but I also feel like it is asking if he cares": exploring young South African women and men's perceptions of the Sexual Relationship Power Scale.

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Source(s):BMC Public Health. 7/16/2022, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p1-25. 25p. 4 Charts.

Abstract:Background: Gender inequity and the subsequent health impacts disproportionately affect communities in the Global South. However, most gender equity measures, such as Pulerwitz' (2000) Sexual Relationship Power Scale (SRPS), are developed and validated...

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Critiquing the ethics review process in the 2019 Nieuwoudt et al. study on the impact of age and education on cognitive functioning among coloured South African women.

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Source(s):South African Journal of Bioethics & Law. Apr2021, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p11-15. 5p.

Abstract:In April 2019, Nieuwoudt et al. published an article on the impact of age and education on cognitive functioning among coloured women in the Western Cape Province, South Africa (SA). The study reported that coloured women in SA have increased risk for ...

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