Anthony Parish

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SETTING Cecilia Makiwane Hospital, Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, Republic of South Africa. OBJECTIVE To assess the role of the semi-automated Roche COBAS AMPLICOR(TM)Mycobacterium tuberculosis PCR test in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis (TBM). DESIGN Eighty-three specimens of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) were collected prospectively from 69 patients(More)
Fibroblast growth factor ligands and receptors (FGF and FGFR) play critical roles in tumorigenesis, and several drugs have been developed to target them. We report the biologic correlates of FGF/FGFR abnormalities in diverse malignancies. The medical records of patients with cancers that underwent targeted next generation sequencing (182 or 236(More)
The aims of the present study were to analyze selected kinematical parameters of free throw shooting in basketball performed during the learning process and identify which one has a greater effect on success. Fifteen FT attempts performed by 10 male college sports students were recorded with a high-speed camera (200 Hz) and analyzed using the system(More)
The aim of the present study was to compare the physical fitness of Egyptian (n = 403) and German (n = 1712) volunteer children aged between 6 and 10 years. The German motor test (DMT), height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) were measured. ANOVA showed that the results of the motor performance ability (MPA) were affected by the ethnicity with higher(More)
The potential benefits from the reduction of excessive weight levels among the general population are of considerable public health importance. Early intervention against selected risk factors is a principle key in the prevention of chronic diseases. In this context, a number of school-based interventions to promote healthy lifestyles have been implemented(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine differences in performance and form scores between left and right-handers who observed a demonstration with their non-dominant hand. A lacrosse shot was demonstrated to 69 college-aged participants with equal representations on gender and handedness. Half of each group saw a left-handed demonstration while the other(More)
National surveys indicate that 1%-4% of high school students report use of anabolic steroids [1]. Steroids have a variety of benefits in regard to athletic improvement. They are used to increase muscle size and strength as well reduce body fat. Additionally, they provide quicker recovery between workouts which allows athletes quicker recovery after(More)
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