Hilary McLoughlin

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The suggested association between high consumption of beer and an increased risk of death from cancer of the colon and rectum was investigated among blue-collar workers at a Dublin brewery, who consume more than average amounts of beer, usually in the form of stout. A study of their mortality between 1954 and 1973 showed that they had as good an expectation(More)
Assessment of the significance of isolation of Aspergillus sp. from respiratory culture in patients who are not neutropenic is a continuing problem in respiratory medicine. In recent years a number of criteria for defining patients with invasive or chronic pulmonary aspergillosis in this group have been proposed. This study sought to assess the value of(More)
We read with interest the findings of Sasso et al. 1 regarding the effects of insulin on left ventricular function during exercise in obese subjects. The authors conclude that their results 'suggest a metabolic patho-genesis for the impaired left ventricular function in obesity'. This may be true, but the data they divulge do not support this conclusion.(More)
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