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Can a health-care website stimulate its members to become a `community of care and caring', facilitating both medical `information' and personal `support'? This study of MSWatch.com provides conceptual distinctions about `ties' to a `community' and raises questions about communications designed to serve patients with Multiple Sclerosis. An online survey of(More)
The developmental disorder Williams syndrome (WS) has been associated with an atypical social profile of hyper-sociability and heightened social sensitivity across the developmental spectrum. In addition, previous research suggests that both children and adults with WS have a predisposition towards anxiety. The current research aimed to explore the profiles(More)
The developmental disorder of Williams syndrome (WS) is associated with an overfriendly personality type, including an increased tendency to approach strangers. This atypical social approach behaviour (SAB) has been linked to two potential theories: the amygdala hypothesis and the frontal lobe hypothesis. The current study aimed to investigate heterogeneity(More)
In the Amerlite MAB FT4 assay, as stated by the manufacturer, FT4 values should be normal in patients with anti-thyroid hormone autoantibodies. The case of a 69 year old woman with a spuriously high FT4 using the Amerlite MAB FT4 assay is reported. Laboratory investigations showed that her spurious FT4 result was likely to have been caused by anti-thyroid(More)
  • F Clark
  • Journal of clinical pathology
  • 1975
on thyroxine-binding proteins (UTBP), T4 bound to thyroxine-binding proteins (PBI or TBPT4) andfree thyroxine (FT4). thyroid status. This is shown in diagrammatic fashion in fig 1 which illustrates the changes that occur in thyrotoxicosis and hypothyroidism and in those situations where there are alterations in thyroxine-binding protein capacity, such as(More)