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In this paper, community capacity building (CCB) is seen as part of a long-standing health promotion tradition involving community action in health promotion. The conceptual context of the term CCB is presented, and compared with other community approaches. The usage of the term is variable. It is submitted that its common features are (i) the concepts of(More)
Phagocytic cells are believed to have an important role in the eradication of fungal spores from the lung. The ability of human and mouse cells to phagocytose the opportunistic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus has been examined, spores of the non-pathogenic fungus Penicillium ochrochloron being used for comparison. Most spores became associated with cells.(More)
A prospective study was carried out on 200 consecutive subjects seen for counselling (consultands) for serious genetic disorders. Educational and social background of consultands and their knowledge and understanding of their particular problem were assessed before counselling, and their response was determined immediately afterwards and three months and(More)
We describe a three generation family with Parkinson's disease showing autosomal dominant inheritance with extreme anticipation. Familial Parkinson's disease in three living generations is extremely rare, and anticipation is an unusual and interesting feature. Anticipation was shown in all generations and may have involved previous generations. Some cases(More)
  • J A Raeburn
  • 1977
'Of all man's miseries the bitterest is this, to know so much and to have control over nothing'. The precise defect in cystic fibrosis is still unknown despite vast amounts of basic research over the past twenty years (Beam, 1973~). It is common in white European and North American populations with a birth incidence of around I in 2000 (Beam, 1973b), and(More)