Bea Parker

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To assess the value of autolymphocyte therapy (ALT) in the treatment of metastatic renal-cell carcinoma, 90 patients were randomised to receive every month for six months oral cimetidine plus an infusion of autologous peripheral blood lymphocytes activated in vitro by a previously generated autologous lymphokine mixture, or cimetidine alone. The median(More)
Apolipoprotein genotyping and tau haplotyping were carried out on a series of cases with dementia and controls from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Both the Apolipoprotein E4 allele frequency and the tau H2 haplotype frequency were low in the Choctaw compared with Caucasians and there was the possibility that the association between dementia and the E4(More)
OBJECTIVE Microparticles (MPs) are membrane-bound vesicles derived from vascular and intravascular cells such as endothelial cells (EMPs) and platelets (PMPs). We investigated EMP and PMP numbers across a spectrum of autoimmune rheumatic diseases (AIRDs) with the aim of comparing the levels of, and relationship between, EMPs and PMPs. METHODS Patients(More)
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