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Ten normal subjects ingested test meals based on apples, each containing 60 g available carbohydrate. Fibre-free juice could be consumed eleven times faster than intact apples and four times faster than fibre-disrupted purée. Satiety was assessed numerically. With the rate of ingestion equalised, juice was significantly less satisfying than purée, and purée(More)
A combined test of anterior pituitary function was used on 21 normal children. It shows that a comprehensive evaluation can be made of growth hormone, thyroid stimulating hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, and gonadotrophin reserve. Simultaneous assessment of those peripheral glands associated with the anterior pituitary is possible by the measurement(More)
The object of this study has been to find out whether cortisol and cortisone are interconverted and catabolized in human rheumatoid synovial tissue and to identify the catabolites. No formal comparison of rheumatoid and non-rheumatoid synovial tissue has been made, but sufficient evidence has been obtained to justify such a study. That extra-hepatic tissues(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the proportion of Salmonella cases in children aged <5 years that were reptile-associated salmonellosis (RAS) and to compare the severity of illness. DESIGN To analyse all cases of salmonellosis reported to public health authorities in children aged under 5 years in the South West of the UK from January 2010 to December 2013 for(More)