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Reducing human-carnivore conflict may provide conservation, social and economic benefits, but designing suitable mitigation activities requires information regarding underlying anthropogenic and environmental determinants. To obtain those data, we interviewed game and livestock farmers in Limpopo province, South Africa from March to August 2011. We(More)
In a 3-year period in Newcastle upon Tyne a sudden illness, of which the main features were fever, shock, convulsions, hepatic disturbance, and a bleeding tendency, affected 5 infants, 4 of whom died. No aetiological agent could be demonstrated, and in the absence of a satisfactory alternative diagnosis it is suggested that a principal component of the(More)
The aim of the study was to establish the nutritional practices and activity patterns of elite female soccer players. The nutritional intake of 16 female England Soccer players was self-reported over a seven-day period. Participants were provided with written and verbal guidelines for the completion of the diaries. Training details were also recorded, and(More)
High-performance TLC and (31)P-NMR were assessed as methods of observing the presence of numerous low polarity phospholipids: bis-phosphatidic acid (BPA), semi-lyso bis-phosphatidic acid (SLBPA), N-acyl phosphatidylethanolamine (NAPE), N-(1,1-dimethyl-3-oxo-butyl)-phosphatidylethanolamine (diacetone adduct of PE, DOBPE), N-acetyl PE, phosphatidylmethanol(More)
There was a dramatic rise in the prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis around Volta Lake within a year of its full impoundment in 1968. Research was undertaken to investigate the epidemiology of the disease in preparation for a control programme. The interplay of three factors-age, sex, and ethnic affiliation-largely defined the demographic patterns of the(More)
Ultrasonography is a widely used imaging technique whose popularity is based, in part, on its reputation for being relatively without risk to the patient. Like most procedures, however, ultrasound studies may be associated with complications, as the case presented here illustrates. A 79-year-old woman was given a large oral water load before a pelvic(More)