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A community survey and subsequent clinical assessment of 192 Cree aged 65 years and over registered in two Reserves in Northern Manitoba identified only one case of probable Alzheimer's disease among eight cases of dementia, giving a prevalence of 0.5% for Alzheimer's disease and 4.2% for all dementias. This contrasted with an age-adjusted prevalence of(More)
PROBLEM Obesity in pregnancy is associated with an increased incidence of maternal and foetal morbidity and mortality, from conditions like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, preterm birth and stillbirth. Between 20% and 25% of pregnant women in Australia are presenting to their first antenatal appointment with a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m(2), defined(More)
BACKGROUND Cicatricial or scarring alopecia results in the destruction of hair follicles and is a significant cosmetic concern in African-American women. OBJECTIVE To correlate the clinical examination and histologic findings in African-American women with scarring alopecia with a history of hairstyling practices. METHODS We reviewed retrospectively the(More)