Julianne Buchanan

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Gamma-aminobutyric acid (G.A.B.A.) was measured in the nucleus accumbens and thalamus of brains from patients who had died with schizophrenia or Huntington's chorea (H.C.) and from control subjects. Mean G.A.B.A. content was significantly reduced in both brain areas in schizophrenia and in H.C. Extraneous factors, such as age, interval from death to(More)
BACKGROUND Few studies have reported acute postbout cognitive function in amateur boxers, and none have documented the effects of repeated boxing bouts within a short time frame. OBJECTIVE To determine whether participation in a 7-day amateur boxing tournament is associated with acute deterioration in cognitive test performance. METHODS A prospective(More)
DNA mapping studies in Fijians have enabled the identification of rearrangements and RFLPs involving the alpha-, zeta-, and gamma-globin genes. Comparisons of these data with corresponding gene markers in Polynesians and Melanesians of Papua New Guinea show considerable overlap between the three population groups. The utility of globin genes as population(More)
This study was undertaken to investigate the usefulness of bilateral rather than unilateral iliac trephine biopsies in demonstrating Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the bone marrow. One hundred and seventy adequate bilateral biopsies were obtained from 145 patients. Among 76 bilateral trephine biopsies from 65 patients with Hodgkin's(More)
In June 1979, 245 Hindu and 240 Moslem women of childbearing age (14-45 yr) living in a semi-rural area north of Lautoka were tested for anemia and for iron-deficiency. Ninety-six (39%) of the 245 Hindu women and 77 (32%) of the 240 Moslem women were anemic according to World Health Organization criteria. Most of the cases of anemia were due to(More)
Serial bone marrow aspirates were obtained from 16 adults with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) before and after a single infusion of cytarabine (5.0 mg/kg i.v. over 30 min). Changes in the proliferative activity of the leukaemic myeloblasts were monitored by determination of the labelling index (LI) and the mitotic index (MI). There was a significant fall in(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the differences in health care expenditures and therapeutic outcomes of patients receiving warfarin therapy management by a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation service compared with those receiving warfarin management by usual medical care. DESIGN Retrospective, matched-cohort study. DATA SOURCE University of Pittsburgh(More)