David E. Mills

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This study examined effects of dietary n−3 fatty acids on age-related changes in erythrocyte anion transport and susceptibility to oxidation. Blood was drawn from healthy adult volunteers before and after six weeks' supplementation (nine/group) with 4.0 g/day of safflower oil (containing 2.9 g n−6 fatty acids) or fish oil (containing 1.2 g long-chain n−3(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess capacity to provide essential surgical services including emergency, obstetric and anaesthesia care in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in order to support planning for relevant post-2015 sustainable development goals for PNG. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING Hospitals and health facilities in PNG. PARTICIPANTS 21 facilities including(More)
Although exercise may modulate cardiovascular reactivity to stress, its acute effects have not been studied extensively. The purpose of this study was to examine over time the acute effects of different durations of aerobic exercise on cardiovascular reactivity to stressors. Twenty-four sedentary men underwent minimal exercise, 1 or 2 hr of stationary(More)
This study examined the effects of salt-loading on blood pressure (BP) development in the borderline hypertensive rat (BHR) and its modification by dietary n−3 and n−6 fatty acids. In experiment 1, 4 groups (n=10/group) of male BHR receiving 1% NaCl as a replacement for tap water were placed on chow enriched with either olive oil (OL), sunflower oil (SUN),(More)
INTRODUCTION In 2001 the Australian Government Department of Health began what is now the Rural Clinical Training and Support (RCTS) program which funds rural background selection and rural clinical education in an attempt to increase the rural medical workforce. At the University of Adelaide, students of the 6-year undergraduate medical program have the(More)
In this paper, we take an organizational view of organized crime. In particular, we study the organizational consequences of product illegality attending at the following characteristics: (i) contracts are not enforceable in court, (ii) all participants are subject to the risk of being punished, (iii) employees present a major threat to the entrepreneur(More)
NOTE: Staff working papers in the Finance and Economics Discussion Series (FEDS) are preliminary materials circulated to stimulate discussion and critical comment. The analysis and conclusions set forth are those of the authors and do not indicate concurrence by other members of the research staff or the Board of Governors. References in publications to the(More)
Dietary soy protein, in comparison with casein, generally lowers the serum cholesterol concentration in rats fed on a cholesterol-enriched diet, while mixed results were observed in rats fed on a diet free of cholesterol. Soy protein also suppresses the conversion of linoleic acid to arachidonic acid in the rat liver. The present study examines whether(More)
The book is divided into three parts, A, B, and C. The first part describes the CPE and discusses prevention of cancer and chronic disease as well as the CPE programme in British Columbia, “the touchstone” for the book. The second part moves on to describe five programmes in North Karelia, Northern Ireland, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Manitoba. Comparison(More)
Emerging natural and man-made threats to the health of the nations population require development of a seamless laboratory network to address preventable health risks; this can be achieved only by defining the role of public health laboratories in public and private laboratory service delivery. Establishing defined core functions and capabilities for state(More)