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In order to determine whether acromegaly is still associated with increased mortality, a hospital case note review of all patients with acromegaly followed up in Stoke-on-Trent since 1967 was carried out. Of 79 subjects identified, 51 are alive and being monitored and 28 have died. Mortality was compared to the general population by life table analysis.… (More)
Members of the Crotalus triseriatus species group of montane rattlesnakes are widely distributed across the highlands of Mexico and southwestern USA. Although five species are currently recognized within the group, species limits remain to be tested. Genetic studies suggest that species may be paraphyletic and that at least one cryptic species may be… (More)
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is widely used as standard therapy in the treatment of locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer. While efficacious, ADT is associated with multiple side effects, including decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, diabetes, loss of muscle tone and altered body composition, osteoporosis, lipid changes, memory loss,… (More)
1. Carnosine and anserine have been measured in samples of breast and leg muscles from three turkeys. 2. The results show that there is a large difference in the dipeptide content between the two types of muscle.
The objective of this study was to define the risk of hearing loss among US military members in relation to their deployment experiences. Data were drawn from the Millennium Cohort Study. Self-reported data and objective military service data were used to assess exposures and outcomes. Among all 48,540 participants, 7.5% self-reported new-onset hearing… (More)
We investigated the outcome of pregnancy after cone biopsy of the cervix. We found that preterm delivery and low birth weight were commoner and the mean duration of labour longer in women who had a cone biopsy than amongst matched controls. Rapid labour (under two hours) was not significantly more common after cone biopsy.
We have studied glomerular basal laminar thickness in biopsy material, using a simple technique involving 16 selected measurements per case. Twenty-nine biopsied cases of adult glomerular haematuria were examined together with 'diseased' controls represented by a variety of glomerulopathies including minimal-change disease and IgA nephropathy. 'Normal'… (More)
Hot flashes are one of the most common and distressing symptoms associated with menopause, occurring in more than 75% of postmenopausal women. They are especially problematic in breast cancer patients since some breast cancer therapies can induce hot flashes. For mild hot flashes, it is proposed that behavioral modifications are the first step in… (More)