Mary K.-P. Lam

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BACKGROUND The slow acetylator genotype for N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2 genotype) may be associated with PD in white subjects and the genotype is common in both white and Chinese populations. Whether there is a relationship between NAT2 genotype and PD in Chinese subjects is not known. OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between the slow acetylator(More)
Extant mammals are composed of three lineages: the eutherians, the marsupials and the monotremes. The majority of the mammalian major histocompatibility complex (MHC) data is based on the eutherian mammals, which generally have three classical MHC class II β chain gene clusters — DRB, DQB and DPB, as well as the non-classical DMB and DOB. Marsupial DMB, DAB(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined the relationship between the use of the Internet and the mental health status of older care-givers in Australia. METHODS It utilized data obtained from a national health survey of a stratified random sample from the total population of people with disability, aged 60 years or older and carers of people with chronic health(More)
The Australian native brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) is a major agricultural and environmental pest in New Zealand. Brushtail possums were first introduced to New Zealand in the 1800s to establish a fur trade (Clout and Ericksen 2000). Due to a lack of predators and an excellent ability to adapt to a variety of habitats, their numbers have(More)
This exploratory study aims to investigate the associations between sudden illness and the risk of motor vehicle crash-related mortalities and injuries among older drivers aged 60 or above. Information utilised in the study was obtained from police reports of all road traffic accidents that occurred on the roads between 1996 and 2000 in New South Wales,(More)
Excessive use of the Internet is considered a problematic behaviour by clinicians and researchers. Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) has been advocated for a long time as a treatment approach and has been extended to include family therapy in the recent years. As eTherapy (eHealth) has become an important component in the treatment of many mental health(More)
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